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Mar 14, 2012
BANK ROBBER APPREHENDED

On 3-8-12, Fountain Valley Police Department received information about a subject, who was possibly responsible for several bank robberies in Garden Grove, Tustin, Costa Mesa and Fountain Valley. In conjunction with the listed agencies, photo line-ups were shown and the suspect was identified in both of the bank robberies at Bank of the West (Main and Garden Grove Blvd), which occurred 09-27-11 and 12-02-11. Officers from Fountain Valley, Tustin, and Garden Grove set up surveillance on the suspect's house located in Santa Ana. The suspect left the residence and was taken into custody without incident. A search warrant was served at his home and $1,700.00 in cash was located, which may contain marked bills. The suspect was booked into Orange County Jail on three counts of bank robbery. During the robberies he was armed, however no weapon was recovered. The suspect information is not available at this time as further witnesses need to be contacted. For any media requests please contact Garden Grove Police Department.

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