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Video: Army Sgt. On Leave Thwarts Florida Bank Robbery

June 2, 2011
When Army Staff Sgt. Eddie Peoples returned to Sarasota this week on leave, he never expected to find himself using the combat skills he'd honed during four years in Iraq. But he sprang into action Tuesday afternoon when a bank robber hijacked his family fishing trip and pointed a gun at Peoples' 4- and 6-year-old sons.

FBI: Bank Crimes Fell In 2010

April 7, 2011
In 2010, there were 5,628 reported crimes against banking institutions compared with 6,065 violations in 2009. The 2010 data included 5,546 robberies, 74 burglaries, eight larcenies, and 13 extortion offenses that were reported to law enforcement.

Video: S.C. Thieves Use Forklift to Steal ATM

April 5, 2011
At least two men used the heavy equipment to lift the ATM from its footings at the First National Bank of the South on Sunset Boulevard. In the footage, the forklift operator is seen lifting the ATM off its footings and moving it toward a pickup truck's bed.

Cancer Patient Tackles Florida Bank Robber

April 5, 2011
The incident began when the female suspect approached the teller window and demanded $10,000 and said she had a gun. The suspect then turned and told bank customers to get onto the ground.

Forklift Used In ATM Theft

April 5, 2011
The surveillance cameras at First National Bank of the South in Lexington, S.C., captured a robbery of its ATM by thieves who used a forklift and pickup truck.

N.Y. Transit Officers Apprehend Bank Robbery Suspect

March 28, 2011
Officers found 21-year-old Max Schneider inside the bathroom of a train car. The officers then turned Schneider over to the Suffolk County Police Department, which charged him in the robberies that took place between Feb. 17 and March 24.

N.C. Bank Robber Tells Hostage To Call Police

February 11, 2011
A female bank employee who called 911 told the dispatcher, "We're getting robbed, and the guy told me to call the police." The man apparently jumped the teller line and demanded nothing more than the call.

Maryland Hostage Standoff Captured on Video

January 28, 2011
After the suspect slipped, the hostage ran and six officers opened fire, creating a cross-fire that resulted in one officer being struck in the leg by friendly fire.

Maryland Bank Robber Takes Hostage

January 28, 2011
A bank robber exited a Maryland bank on Friday with a gun pointed to the head of a hostage and, after his hostage broke free, was fatally shot by six Prince George's County (Md.) Police officers, while news helicopters captured the incident on video.

Massachusetts Officers Tackle Masked Robbery Suspect Outside Bank

December 21, 2010
The state trooper and Somerville police detective apprehended Paul Gowell, 53, on Monday after a short struggle. Gowell has been charged with two other bank robberies.

Bank Robber In NYPD OIS Refused to Drop Knife

October 14, 2010
Using a 10-inch steak knife, John Stolarz walked into the Chase branch near Madison Square Garden shortly after noon on Thursday, and demanded "fifties and hundreds." Stolarz left, when a teller told him the bank didn't have the cash.

Former Minneapolis Cop Gets 8 Years for Bank Robbery

August 3, 2010
Minneapolis Police Chief Timothy Dolan added, "Officer Carson's actions hurt many, including his victims, family and those of us who wear a badge. ... I hope that Tim Carson can get the help he needs to become a productive citizen."

Darth Vader Robs Long Island Bank

July 23, 2010
As he robbed the Setauket Chase branch, the Sith Lord brandished a weapon for a more civilized age -- a semiautomatic handgun.

Woman Who Attempted Bank Robbery In Front of Officer Tried to Eat Holdup Note

May 8, 2010
The woman attempted to rob the bank with a ransom note, but fled the bank when she noticed the officer, who then apprehended her outside of the bank.

California Customers Disarm Would-Be Bank Robber

March 9, 2010
Three people, including the suspect, Robert Gordon Lockwood, 51, of Long Beach, were shot and wounded during the botched robbery, said Lisa Massacani, a spokeswoman for the Long Beach Police Department. It's unclear how each of the victims or Lockwood were shot, authorities said.

Minneapolis SWAT Officer Charged In Bank Robberies

January 8, 2010
Police have charged a Minneapolis SWAT officer, who may be connected with as many as a dozen bank robberies during the past two weeks.

Calif. Tactical Unit Kills Bank Robber Who Took Hostages And Shot Customers

December 16, 2009
The shooting of the 47-year-old man by Shasta County sheriff's SWAT deputies ended a three-hour stand-off that involved the suspect dragging a female hostage into the bank vault.

Former NY Cop's Second Career: Robbing Banks

September 2, 2009
A former New York police officer pleaded guilty to robbing the Sovereign Bank branch in the East Village twice in 2007, with the help of his companion, who was a teller there, the New York Times reports.

Seattle Detective Shoots Bank Robbery Suspect

July 2, 2009
A suspected bank robber in a stolen truck was shot by a Seattle police detective Wednesday evening after witnesses said the man refused to exit the vehicle and rammed a patrol car.

San Francisco Police Hunt Bank Robber who Protested Bailouts

April 23, 2009
San Francisco police investigators are seeking the public's help in tracking down a suspect who walked into a downtown bank, explained that he was fed up with corporate bailouts and threatened to detonate a bomb. Smiling throughout the robbery, the suspect got away with a large amount of cash.
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