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Federal parolee arrested in Sept. 11 Bank of America robbery

Original post made on Sep 20, 2012

An Oakland man on federal parole for bank robbery was arrested Wednesday as a suspect in last week's robbery of the Bank of America branch at 6005 Stoneridge Drive at Hopyard Road Sept. 11.

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Posted by mooseturd, a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Sep 20, 2012 at 6:52 pm

mooseturd is a registered user.

Nice police work. Awful performance on the part of our Courts and Judges. This guy robbed a dozen banks in San Francisco, Albany, Fremont, San Leandro, Berkeley, Union City, San Lorenzo, and San Ramon. Did I mention Orinda? Then they paroled him to a drug rehab business (scam). He walked. This was 1999.

The parole board and the judge should be required to pay the losses to the banks and send $25,000 to each city where this goof ball is known to have committed crimes.

Some people whine about the cost of keeping these criminals in jail. Do they realize the cost of having them on the street?????

I can't seem to provide the link to sfgate from 2001 with much of the information. GO to the Chronicle and search for "pot belly bandit".

Posted by Fred, a resident of Birdland
on Sep 20, 2012 at 7:34 pm

Can't help but think bringing BART to Pleasanton had something to do with this. Thanks for nothing Obama!

Posted by commonsense, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 20, 2012 at 9:25 pm

Its called outstanding police work by the men and women of the Pleasanton Police Dept. Fred lets not over analyze things the Bart station had nothing to do with this nor did the president. Stop trying to turn excellent Police work into a Political Forum. Thank you PPD for all you do and for keeping our community safe, your hard work allows us all to sleep better at night!!!

Posted by Anonymous, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 21, 2012 at 3:56 am

And they say nothing happens in Pleasanton and the cops just mess with speeders.

Great job as always Pleasanton PD!

Posted by David, a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Sep 21, 2012 at 9:42 am

If he robbed the bank on September 11th and they just made the arrest this week he had been trolling Pleasanton for a while. I saw the car parked on Black across from the park and all of the officers taking pictures of the back of the vehicle. This was just on Monday with a lot of kids walking to school on that route. Scary. Bart has nothing to do with this. Last I heard BART doesn't allow cars on their trains. Good job PPD.

Posted by Carlos, a resident of Highland Oaks
on Sep 21, 2012 at 10:32 am

Winter is coming. Old Royland just wanted to get back inside where it's warm. Why else would he drive a easily recognized car and then hang around town until he was arrested.

Posted by DFR, a resident of Birdland
on Sep 21, 2012 at 10:33 am

This guy must have been trying to get caught.

Posted by SFM, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 21, 2012 at 11:17 am

We continue to be plaged by liberal judges, lefty loons howling about incarerating crooks, left loons insisting we build country club prisons instead of having hardened criminals busting rocks, and parole boards gone wild. This guy should never have been paroled.

Now we find out that one of the Gitmo terrorists, that the Bush Administration let loose because the left loons were raising such a ruckus about Gitmo, is likely the leader of the attack on our Libiyan consultate. And, His Highness Obama and Her Highness Clinton are now floating leaks that may release the Blind Sheik responsible for the first attack on the World Trade Center, because the Egyptian terrorists are demanding it. Is Obama completely out to lunch or just plain sinister?

God save us from the Socialist-Muslim Alliance.

Posted by AKM, a resident of Downtown
on Sep 21, 2012 at 7:43 pm

Are you kidding, SFM?

Posted by Remember This, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 21, 2012 at 11:16 pm

Remember all the Democrat politicians that keep screaming about over-incarceration of their friends. Remember how these same people go on and on about how unfair the three-strikes law is. Folks, we put these people into office and we can get them out. Think carefully before you vote in a few weeks.