August 5, 2016
This time, it was a woman in flip-flops who robbed a bank. About 3:15 p.m. Friday, the woman, dressed in a pink shirt, walked into the Washington Savings Bank at 2548 E. Lehigh Ave. in Port Richmond and handed a note to a teller, the FBI said. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, she fled in flip-flops, the agency said. The robber is described as white or Hispanic, in her early 30s, about 5-foot-7 and of medium build. She also wore a pink baseball cap, orange-and-black shorts, and dark sunglasses.
July 1, 2016 |
The FBI is asking the public's help in finding a bandit believed responsible for 10 armed bank robberies in Montgomery and Bucks Counties between 2012 and 2015. The suspect, described as a white male in his 50s, about 6 feet tall, with a stocky build, concealed his face with a bandanna, mask, or pillowcase, and often wore hooded sweatshirts, suit coats, and hats. The first robbery took place in Horsham, the last in Dresher. In several stickups, the robber threatened tellers with a black semiautomatic handgun and may have driven a light-blue BMW. The FBI urges anyone with information to call 215-418-4000.
March 11, 2016
A Deptford man pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbing five banks in New Jersey and one in Pennsylvania last year, authorities said. Michael A. Fanelli, 36, had been charged with bank robbery in each of the holdups. They occurred in Mullica Hill, West Deptford, Florence, in South Jersey, and Concordville, in Pennsylvania, between June and September last year. The banks he targeted included Susquehanna, National Penn, Malvern Federal Savings, Fulton, and Cornerstone. Fanelli approached a teller and showed what appeared to be a gun, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.
February 19, 2016
An alleged Center City bank robber was arrested by police Tuesday after refusing to pay for his meal at an International House of Pancakes restaurant, according to federal authorities. Michael Bellini of Philadelphia was arrested at the restaurant at 13th and Walnut Streets after a manager called police to complain that Bellini had declined to pay his bill, according to charging documents. Bellini - already under federal supervision for a previous bank-robbery conviction - subsequently confessed to robbing three banks in four days starting Saturday, charging documents said.
February 3, 2016
The FBI and Philadelphia police were asking for the public's help to identify a man who robbed a PNC Bank branch Monday afternoon in Center City. Just after 2:15 p.m., the suspect, described as a black man in his 50s with a salt-and-pepper beard and wearing a white jeff cap, entered the bank on the 1500 block of Walnut Street and handed a teller a note demanding money, the FBI said. The suspect then fled west on Walnut with an undisclosed amount of cash. He was estimated at 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-9, with a medium build.
January 23, 2016 |
Two Burlington County bank robbers were each sentenced to nine years in prison Thursday for several holdups at South Jersey banks. Shalir Hall, 22, of Edgewater Park, and David Glenn, 24, of Burlington Township, appeared before U.S. District Judge Jerome B. Simandle in Camden. According to court documents, Hall robbed nine banks, and Glenn participated in seven of those robberies. Authorities said nearly $46,000 was stolen. The crimes began Sept. 27, 2013, when Hall entered the Beneficial Savings Bank in Willingboro.
February 23, 2014 |
The FBI and Philadelphia police are on the hunt for a man considered armed and dangerous who is suspected of robbing at least five banks in the last two weeks. Dorren Mills, 43, who uses the aliases of "Damon Hall," "Devon Hall," and "Darren Mills," is believed to have robbed the following banks: TD Bank at 6635 Frankford Ave. on Feb. 12. TD Bank at 1726 Walnut St. on Feb. 14. Wells Fargo Bank at 2005 Market St. on Feb. 17. Citizens Bank at 121 City Ave. in Bala Cynwyd on Feb. 19. TD Bank at 399 Market St. on Feb. 20. Mills stands 6-feet, 1-inch tall and weighs about 280 pounds, the FBI said.
August 8, 2013 |
A Whitpain Township man was arrested in connection with a bank robbery after a large amount of money was found in a coffee can in his kitchen, police said Tuesday. Charles Decembrino, 43, was charged with robbery and related offenses after being identified from video surveillance as the suspect who went into the TD Bank on Swede Road Friday, demanded money from a teller, and implied he had a gun, said the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office and township police. He fled toward East Norriton Township with about $6,500 from the bank.
April 8, 2013 |
'It got a little out of control," Ryan Gosling says about the abundant tattooage he's sporting in The Place Beyond the Pines . A top hat, a Bible, an owl, twin boxers, a snake, a three-masted schooner, letters on his knuckles: H-A-N-D on one hand, S-O-M-E on the other. And on his face, just beneath his left eye, a dagger with a drop of blood. "The idea was to create this portrait of someone that was basically like a melting pot of masculine cliches," says the actor, whose character, Luke, is a stunt motorcyclist in a traveling carnival.
March 16, 2013
A federal judge handed down a 131/2-year sentence for a Pennsauken man who, while on release after robbing a bank, robbed three more. Richard B. Jones, 38, pleaded guilty to robbing a Sovereign Bank in Pennsauken on Nov. 28, 2011. He also admitted robbing the same bank and a PNC Bank, also in Pennsauken, that month. Jones was on federal supervised release at that time for a Rhode Island bank robbery he committed in 2006. Jones was sentenced to 151 months in prison for the new robberies and 24 months for violating release.