Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Keith Fisher faces a maximum total sentence up to 25 years in prison, a fine of $250,000, or both
A suspect charged with robbing an Ambridge bank in June has been indicted by a federal grand jury, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Pittsburgh. Keith Fisher, 46, of Baden was named in the two-count indictment, which states that on June 14, he committed armed robbery at the Huntington Bank at 700 Merchant St. in Ambridge and made off with $5,548, according to a news release. The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Ambridge Police Department conducted the investigation. Fisher faces a maximum total sentence up to 25 years in prison, a fine of $250,000, or both.
Sunday, February 19, 2012
Pittsburgh police arrested Captain Barnes, co-owner of Dormont Dogs, in connection with bank robberies in Brookline, South Side.
Pittsburgh police arrested a Dormont restaurant owner in connection with two local bank robberies. Captain Barnes, 37, of Dormont, was taken into custody Wednesday and charged with robbing the PNC Bank branch on Brookline Boulevard on Monday, Feb. 13. Barnes is the co-owner of Dormont Dogs. He also will be charged with robbing the Citizens Bank branch located at the Giant Eagle in Pittsburgh's South Side neighborhood Wednesday morning. According to a report by the Pittsburgh police, Barnes walked into the PNC Bank in Brookline around 10:50 a.m. Monday, told a teller he was armed with a gun and demanded $10,000 in cash. After the teller gave him an undisclosed amount, he told the teller not to call the police, and that he had planted a bomb…
Monday, November 7, 2011
Moon Police identify a Brentwood man as the suspect in the armed robbery Sunday of a bank in Giant Eagle.
A Brentwood man suspected of robbing a Moon grocery store barricaded himself in his home Sunday night and slit his own throat before SWAT officers took him into custody. Moon Police said Christopher Lyons, 31, is a suspect in the holdup Sunday afternoon at Giant Eagle on University Boulevard. Police said Lyons walked into the grocery about 12:15 p.m. and presented a note to a teller at the Citizens Bank in the store. The note said a robbery was underway, police said. Police said the teller gave the man an undisclosed amount of cash, which contained an exploding dye pack. The robber fled with the cash, which exploded in the store parking lot before he drove away in a Cadillac Escalade. Witnesses later saw the car on Ohio River Boulevard, …