If you happen to know the guy caught in this surveillance camera photo, you should probably give him a hug today, before he goes to jail. Emphasize what he is good at. Not everyone has to be some "great" bank robber, you know?
The brief, delightful August reign of the Doughtery gang has finally come to an end, in exactly the way you'd expect a nationwide manhunt for a bank-robbing stripper and her two brothers to end: A high-speed car chase and a gun battle.
The FBI said that the "Geezer Bandit" robbed another bank on Friday, when an old man wearing a blazer hit a Bank of America branch in Goleta. There's a paltry $20,000 reward for information leading to his arrest.
A California man who walked into a bank claiming to have a bomb, demanding $2,000 to pay his friend's rent, was arrested last week after a crafty bank manager convinced him to fill out a loan application. Genius! [via]
Whoa, hey, don't hog all the heroism, 1987 Pulitzer Prize-winning former photographer and current assistant professor of new media at San Jose State University Kim Komenich! You can win a Pulitzer, but to stop a bank robbery, too? Whoa, hey!