Patrick Simmons: Most-Wanted Bank Robber Turns Himself In

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Patrick Simmons gives up.
The suspected bank robber who was spotlighted by the FBI in a digital-billboard campaign turned himself in to authorities about 5:30 p.m. Sunday, the feds say.

Patrick Wayne Simmons, who was wanted in a string of eight Houston-area robberies of bank branches located in grocery stores, was arrested without incident, the FBI's Shauna Dunlap said.

The robbery spree began May 4, 2007, and ended Sept. 16, 2011.

"The defendants would 'case banks and credit unions that were located in grocery stores, using force, violence and intimidation to rob them," the U.S. Attorney's Office said previously. "During the robberies, which were committed on weekday mornings between 9 a.m. and noon, the defendants would use semi-automatic pistols, shotguns and Uzi style firearms to intimidate the bank employees."

Eight other defendants had been arrested; Simmons was the last man still on the run.


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Robert Paulson
Robert Paulson

Any non mouth-breather would've stopped the crime spree after shooting a cop.

Far Too Far
Far Too Far

We slick criminal master minds dey won't ever figured dis out

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That's my nigga n u sound like a pussy u can get a hot one

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