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Charity worker nabbed for Pleasanton bank robbery

Original post made on Oct 30, 2007

Pleasanton police have arrested a suspect in the robbery of a local Washington Mutual bank branch.

Masala James, 39, of San Leandro, was arrested at 2:45 p.m. Monday in connection with a Sept. 28 robbery at the Washinton Mutual on Stoneridge Mall Road, according to Sgt. Jim Knox. The damning evidence was the getaway vehicle the suspect used--a Salvation Army delivery truck.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, October 16, 2007, 5:04 PM

Comments (3)

Posted by michael, a resident of Stoneridge Park
on Oct 30, 2007 at 8:08 pm

what an idiot this guy was, he must of known that he was going to be caught.


Posted by angel, a resident of Southeast Pleasanton
on Nov 22, 2007 at 8:55 am

why is convicted bank robber on parole driving for the salvation army picking up donations? I would not want this man coming to my door or in my house, I do'nt care if it is for a good cause. Do'nt they have some kind of background check?


Posted by clyde barrow, a resident of Castlewood Heights
on Nov 22, 2007 at 9:17 am

If the salvation army were to pay their drivers a decent wage they would not have to rob a bank. they get $8.00 an hour and really work hard.


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