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Cop-Killer Busted During Bank Robbery, Shot Dead

A man who was shot dead by an undercover officer after a bank robbery in Phoenix on Saturday was behind the murder of a cop last week, authorities say. 40-year old Mario Edward Garnett began a spree earlier this month in Atlanta, attempting a bank robbery but resorting to holding up a customer at the ATM; several hours later, he …

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Tupelo Shooting: Officer Killed During Bank Robbery

On Monday, the day before Christmas Eve, Police Sergeant Gale Stauffer was shot and killed by an assault rifle, and another officer was seriously wounded. It happened when officers interrupted a robbery at BanCorp South’s Gloster Creek Village branch as the criminals were making their getaway. Witnesses reported seeing one man wearing a ski mask, and carrying an AK-47, the …

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Tupelo Shooting Leaves a Family Without a Father

The town of Tupelo, Mississippi, is mourning the death of Police Officer Gale Stauffer who was shot and killed during a bank robbery on Monday, December 23rd. The individual responsible for the crime was concealed behind a mask before walking into BanCorpSouth’s Gloster Creek Village branch wielding a AK-47 assault rifle. When two police officers arrived at the scene, the …

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I-55 Bank Robber Turns Himself In To FBI

Since May of this year, multiple banks along I-55 were robbery victims, and the FBI had reason to believe that the instances were connected by a single perpetrator. They described the man, dubbed the “I-55 bandit,” as “young (18 to 25 years old), tall (6’0” to 6’3”), and thin with short brown hair.” They also claimed that, “In all four …

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Louisiana Gunman Kills Hostage Before Being Shot

A standoff inside a Louisiana bank ended in tragedy last night after a 20-year old gunman shot two of his hostages before police took him down. Fuaed Abdo Ahmed gave authorities a list of demands after taking over the Tensas State Bank in St. Joseph, and based on that list, police believe he was a seriously ill individual. Ahmed told …

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Rickie Lawrence Gardner: Bank Robber Says, “Arrest Me, Please”

Lyndon McWhorter, Police Chief of Moulton, Ala., has announced the capture of bank robber Rickie Lawrence Gardner. Don’t care? That’s because Rickie Lawrence Gardner wasn’t really a bank robber. Gardner, age 49, was worried that he’d suffered a career-ending leg injury and was destined for the streets. “Three hots and a cot” sounded pretty good to a guy who was …

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Five Dead In Bank Robbery In Southern Israel

Five people are dead after an apparent bank robbery in the southern Israeli city of Beersheba went tragically wrong yesterday. Around lunchtime yesterday, an armed man entered a branch of Bank Hapoalim in a residential area. In the ensuing standoff with police, two bank employees and two customers were killed before the gunman killed himself. While initial reports called the …

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