Thursday, February 21, 2013
Police said the robber struck the Commerce Bank on Big Bend Road, then fled with an undisclosed amount of money.
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The following information was supplied by the Webster Groves Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction where an arrest was made. Feb. 14: Police are searching for the man in these photos who reportedly robbed the Commerce Bank at 8050 Big Bend Road. Authorities said the man entered the bank at at 2:07 p.m. and handed the teller a note indicating a robbery. The teller gave the man money and he fled the bank heading east on Big Bend. The suspect did not display or indicate he had a weapon, authorities stated. Anyone with information on these crimes is asked to contact the Webster Groves Police Department at 314-645-3000. Anonymous tips can be made to the St. Louis …
Monday, January 28, 2013
In case you missed it: Webster Groves Police said the man handed the teller a note demanding cash and indicating that he had a gun and would shoot.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Webster Groves Police said the man handed the teller a note demanding cash and indicating that he had a gun and would shoot.
An Illinois man is accused of holding up a Webster Groves bank Jan. 18. Keith Dunlap, of Trenton, IL, was charged Tuesday with robbing the Commerce Bank branch in Webster Groves, 8050 Big Bend Blvd., at about 4:12 p.m. Jan. 18. Webster Groves Police said Dunlap went into the bank and gave the teller a note announcing the holdup. The note indicated that Dunlap had a gun and would shoot, police said. The teller handed over $2,964 in cash, and Dunlap left the building, according to court documents. Dunlap is being held in St. Louis County jail. Bail was set at $75,000. For more crime information on Webster Groves Patch, see the following articles:
Friday, January 18, 2013
The robbery occurred at the Commerce Bank at 8050 Big Bend Blvd. around 4:15 p.m. Friday.
The Webster Groves Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that occurred at the Commerce Bank at 8050 Big Bend Blvd. late Friday afternoon. About 4:15 p.m., a man approached a teller and displayed a note demanding money, police say. A weapon was implied, but not shown. He was last seen fleeing north on Big Bend with an unknown amount of cash. The suspect is described as a 40- to 50-year-old black man, police say. He was wearing a tan coat and a plaid shirt. Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call the Webster Groves Police Department at 314-645-3000
Saturday, August 25, 2012
The man was indicted last March on bank robbery charges in Affton.
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Saturday, August 25, 2012
A St. Louis man was charged Thursday with two bank robberies, one in Webster Groves and another in Clayton. Nicholas J. Hummel, 29, of the 5700 block of Loran Avenue in St. Louis, was charged Thursday with first-degree robbery and two counts of second-degree robbery. The person caught on video in the robberies had been dubbed the ‘Same-Coat Bandit’ because he wore the same tan coat in several robberies. Police reported that Hummel robbed Reliance Bank at 8083 Watson Road in Webster Groves on Feb. 8. A bank employee told police he reached into his pocket, where they saw a metal object believed to be a firearm. At one point, Hummel jumped the counter and told a teller, “You need to hurry or I’m gonna hurt you,” according to the police …
Thursday, February 9, 2012
The suspect, a white man in his early 20s who wears a tan coat, may be responsible for three other robberies.
A man who authorities have dubbed as the "Same-Coat Bandit" may be responsible for Wednesday's robbery at the Webster Grove's Reliance Bank at 8083 Watson Road. The suspect is a white man in his 20s who wears a tan, hooded jacket. He robbed the Reliance branch around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. He did not display a weapon. According to BanditTrackerStLouis.com, the Same-Coat Bandit is also a suspect in three other recent robberies: Crimestoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to a felony arrest. Tips must be submitted to CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS for the reward.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
The suspect, a thin white man in his early 20s, robbed the Webster Grove's bank, fled south on Watson Road and entered a late model red Camaro.
Webster Groves police are investigating a first-degree robbery that took place around 12:30 p.m. at Reliance Bank at 8083 Watson Road. The suspect is described as thin white man in his early 20s. He was wearing a Carhart-style tan jacket with a black or dark colored hooded sweatshirt and a black scarf and gray pants. The suspect entered the bank, jumped over the teller’s counter and demanded money from the drive-through teller’s drawer, police said. He did not display a weapon or a note. The man then fled on foot with an unknown amount of cash south across Watson Road, police said. Witnesses stated he entered a late model red Cheverolet Camaro. Anyone with information should call the Webster Groves Police Department at 314-645-3000.
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Bryon Gullion, who was arrested and charged in the robbery of a South County bank, is a suspect in several other bank robberies including one in Warson Woods.
A man suspected of robbing a South County bank has been arrested in Richmond Heights and charged by the St. Louis County Prosecuting attorney's Office with first-degree robbery. Bryon Gullion, of Mexico, MO, is being held on a $50,000 cash bond. Gullion, 35, was charged in connection with the Jan. 17 robbery at Jefferson Bank and Trust at 5474 Southfield Center. No one was injured. Police believe Gullion to be the logo bandit—a suspect in several area bank robberies in recent months, including the Jan. 5 robbery at Bank of America in Warson Woods. In each case, the suspect wore clothing or hats with a prominent logo. Representatives of the Richmond Heights Police Department and the FBI found Gullion in Richmond Heights. The Maplewood …
Thursday, January 5, 2012
The agency says Bank of America was the sixth robbery committed by the suspect. The same man may be responsible for bank robberies in Clayton, Crestwood, Des Peres and Kirkwood.
The FBI believes this morning's robbery at the Bank of America in Warson Woods is the sixth robbery committed by the so-called LOGO Bandit. Rebecca Wu, a public affairs specialist with the FBI's St. Louis Office, confirmed the information in an email to Patch this afternoon. Wu forwarded Patch a link to BanditTrackerStLouis.com. The site shows surveillance photos from six robberies committed by the LOGO Bandit. In addition to today's bank robbery in Warson Woods, the suspect may be shown in photos from five other recent bank robberies, including: Crimestoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to a felony arrest. Tips must be submitted to CrimeStoppers at 866-371-TIPS for the reward. Anyone with information on today's …
The robbery occurred at the Bank of America in the 9900 block of Manchester Rd. around 10:30 a.m. The suspect may be the same man wanted for several other robberies.
The Warson Woods Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that occurred at the Bank of America at 9961 Manchester Rd. At approximately 10:23 a.m., a male subject approached a teller and displayed a note demanding money. The suspect matches the description of a man wanted for several other area bank robberies. He is described as a 30- to 40-year-old white man who is about 5 foot, 9 inches tall and 195 pounds. He has a dark mustache and was wearing a blue Nike hat, a blue jacket, a white T-shirt and blue jeans. The man was last seen heading west on foot after leaving the bank with an undisclosed amount of money. This suspect matches the description of a man wanted for several other area bank robberies. Anyone with information is …