JV Bandit robbing so many banks he may make varsity soon
The Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force, the nicknaming kings of local law enforcement, have another scofflaw on their radar: the JV Bandit, who earned his handle for wearing a letter jacket on one of his jobs.
Will he be wrapped up as quickly as the Formally Known as the Perennial Bandit Bandit? Maybe if you recognize him from the slew of photos that appear with the FBI release below:
The FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force (RMSSTF) responded to a bank robbery which occurred on
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 at approximately 5:45 p.m. at the
1st Bank 4350 Wadsworth Blvd. Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80030
The suspect is described as a white male in the attached photographs.
The suspect handed the teller a note which stated that he had a gun and demanded money.
The robber left on foot and was last seen calmly walking south bound in the parking lot until out of sight.
The investigation has revealed that this same person is responsible for three previous robberies:
10/9/2008 -- 3:20 pm
Chase Bank 14417 West Colfax Ave. Lakewood, CO 80232
10/14/2008 -- 3:20 pm
Key Bank 1222 Arapahoe Street Golden, CO 80401
11/7/2008 -- 1:00 pm
U.S. Bank 1801 Jackson Street Golden, CO 80401
In the U.S. Bank robbery the described male was wearing a "Letter Jacket" because of the letter jacket the FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force has dubbed the bank robber the "JV Bandit."
Bank robbery is punishable by a 20 year prison sentence for each offense and increases if a dangerous weapon is used in the commission of the crime.
The FBI continues to provide financial institutions with the best practices for security to make them less vulnerable to robberies.
If anyone has any information on the bank robbery above, or any bank robbery, please call the FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force at 303-629-7171; or, you can remain anonymous and earn up to two thousand dollars ($2,000) by calling CRIMESTOPPERS at 720-913-STOP (7867).
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