Articles Tagged With ‘Central Coast Bandit’




Trice sentences Central Coast Bandit

San Luis Obispo Superior Court Judge John Trice doled out a 16-year prison sentence on Thursday to Cristina Fernandez Padilla, a Watsonville woman better known as the Central Coast Bandit. Padilla robbed six banks in... (Continue reading)

Central Coast bandit gets 20 years in prison

A 50-year-old Watsonville woman who garnered the title of the Central Coast Bandit will receive a 20-year prison sentence, according to the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office. Cristina Fernandez Padila robbed six banks... (Continue reading)

Central Coast Bandit had bank robbery notes in her car

Officers serving a search warrant the day after the arrest of the Central Coast Bandit discovered notes and clothing that tie the suspect to the robberies. Christina Padilla, 50, has been in jail since August... (Continue reading)

Central Coast Bandit pleads not guilty

A 50-year-old Watsonville woman suspected to be the Central Coast Bandit pleaded not guilty Wednesday to all of the charges she faces, despite telling KSBY that she was indeed the bank robber. [KSBY] Cristina Fernandez... (Continue reading)

Central Coast bandit to appear in SLO court

Christina Fernandez Padilla, known as the Central Coast Bandit, is scheduled to appear in San Luis Obispo Superior Court Wednesday. Padilla, 50, is charged with several counts of robberies for bank robberies she is accused... (Continue reading)

Central Coast bandit robs Pismo Beach bank

The Central Coast Bandit robbed a Pismo Beach bank Wednesday, marking her fourth San Luis Obispo County bank robbery in the last six months. The Hispanic woman robbed the Pacific Western Bank on Oak Park... (Continue reading)

‘Central Coast Bandit’ wanted for five bank robberies

A woman who robbed the Golden 1 Credit Union in Paso Robles on Tuesday is wanted for a total of five bank robberies on the Central Coast, four of which occurred in San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

Central Coast serial bank robber?

A woman matching the description of last month’s Nipomo bank robber held up the Golden 1 Credit Union in Paso Robles on Tuesday. An Hispanic woman entered the bank on the 100 block of Niblick... (Continue reading)

Woman robs bank in Nipomo

A woman robbed Coast Hills Federal Credit Union Thursday in Nipomo. The Hispanic woman entered the bank on West Tefft Street around 4:30 p.m., mentioned that she had a weapon and demanded money. She then... (Continue reading)