Serial bank robber hits two more banks just days after prison release

ORLANDO, FL – A man from Florida, labeled as a “habitual bank robber” by law enforcement, is once again facing incarceration after committing the same offense just a day after his release from prison. The Department of Justice reports that Timothy Jones, 60, is returning to prison after robbing two banks in the Orlando area within days of his release. Court records indicate that Jones was freed from Putnam County Correctional Facility on June 1, …

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Car thief dies in crash after stealing vehicle with toddler inside

WINDSOR, CT – A series of unfortunate events unfolded in Windsor, Connecticut, resulting in the death of a car thief who had a toddler in the stolen vehicle. The child, who was in the car when it was stolen from a school, is now safe and receiving medical attention at Connecticut Children’s. The Windsor Police Department reported that they received a call around 9 a.m. on Wednesday about a car theft from St. Gabriel School …

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Elderly woman with history of bank robberies arrested after her latest heist

A 78-year-old woman a history of bank robbery convictions was apprehended for her latest heist in Missouri. Bonnie Gooch allegedly entered Goppert Financial Bank and handed the teller a note demanding a large sum of cash. Following the theft, she left a message apologizing for scaring the teller before driving away with the stolen money. Disguised in a black N95 mask, sunglasses, and plastic gloves, Gooch entered the bank on April 5th and gave the …

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Man guilty in the murder of five women

On Friday, Zephen Xaver, a 25-year-old Florida man, entered a guilty plea to five counts of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of five women at a small-town bank branch in Sebring, Florida. Xaver had previously pleaded not guilty, but now faces either life in prison or a death sentence during the penalty phase, which is set to begin in January 2024. Xaver admitted to shooting four employees of the SunTrust Bank branch and one …

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After 22 Years, Justice Found in Bank Robbery Killing

For more than two decades, the case of Monica Leech, the teller at the Western Financial Bank who was shot in the back of the head and killed during a 1997 bank robbery in Thousand Oaks, California, remained unsolved. On Monday, however, 55-year-old San Bernardino resident Kevin Ray James, accused of being one of the two men involved in the robbery and murder of Monica, was arrested by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, Ventura County …

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