July 26, 2013 6:46 PM
For the second time this month, the Mason County Sheriff's Office was called to a bank robbery in Mays Lick.
Officials say two men walked into the People's Bank around 11:30a.m. Friday morning and took off with money.
Witnesses say the men got away in a dark blue,... more »
July 22, 2013 9:29 PM
Witnesses got a good look at an armed bank robber in Lexington Monday morning, but couldn't get the getaway car's license plate number because of some strategically placed cardboard.
The robbery happened around 10:30 a.m. this morning at the American Founders Bank in Palomar Center.
A teller told... more »
July 19, 2013 7:59 PM
Two men were arrested after, police say, they robbed a US Bank in the Meta Community in Pike County.
Police say the two men entered the bank wearing dark colored bandanas, brandished a firearm and demanded money, and then fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of... more »
July 18, 2013 6:43 PM
A nationwide search for the "Lone Ranger Bandit" is underway and Kentucky is part of the investigation.
The FBI is offering up to a $10,000 reward for a man suspected of holding up at least 10 banks across the country, including one in Louisville.
Investigators say he walked... more »
May 29, 2013 4:50 AM
Lexington police have made an arrest in connection with a weekend bank robbery.
Police say Leon Cavins, 54, passed a note demanding money to a teller at the Woodforrest Bank inside the Hamburg Walmart Sunday afternoon. Surveillance video captured images of the suspect leaving the store after the holdup.... more »
January 29, 2013 5:18 AM
Police made an arrest in one Lexington bank robbery Monday and continue to search for a suspect in a second.
Police say a man followed an employee into the US Bank on Richmond Road around 2 p.m., showed a gun and demanded money. The man ran from the bank... more »
December 18, 2012 5:41 AM
Police in Bowling Green are looking for a man who robbed a bank Monday morning.
Police say the robber walked into South Central Bank and told people inside he had an explosive on him. The suspect ran away on foot.
Investigators did not release any information on how... more »
September 1, 2011 6:24 AM
Police in Lexington continue to search for a serial bank robber.
The robber's latest target - the American Founders Bank on Walden Avenue.
Police say the woman, wearing sunglasses and a surgical mask, walked into the bank Wednesday morning and demanded a specific amount of money without showing... more »
August 18, 2011 11:24 AM
Police said Thursday that a man who robbed a Richmond bank earlier this week is believed to be the same man who robbed a bank in West Virginia earlier this month.
The robbery in Richmond happened at the U.S. Bank on E. Main Street on Tuesday. Police say the... more »
July 6, 2011 10:53 AM
Police in southern Kentucky are searching for a man they say robbed a McCreary County bank Tuesday afternoon.
The incident happened at about 5 p.m. at the Bank of McCreary County on U.S. 27 in Pine Knot. Police say the man was wearing a wig when he entered the... more »
June 17, 2011 10:15 AM
The man who admitted he robbed a bank in the Hamburg area in 2007 is set to go before a judge Friday afternoon.
Wiley J. Bailey, 48, walked into the BB&T Bank on November 13, 2007, flashed a gun at a clerk and demanded money. He was chased through... more »
May 26, 2011 7:51 AM
Lexington police continue to investigate a bank robbery.
Police say the suspect walked into the U.S. Bank inside the Hamburg Meijer store around 5:45 p.m. Wednesday. He handed the teller a note, saying he was armed, demanding money. The robber escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Nobody... more »
May 11, 2011 8:21 AM
Police continue to hunt for a man who robbed a bank inside a Lexington grocery store Tuesday night.
Officers were called to the Whittaker Bank branch inside the Kroger at Pasadena and Nicholasville Roads around 8 p.m. Police say bank employees told them a man came in and handed... more »
April 20, 2011 12:36 PM
Police in Bath County are investigating after a bank robbery there Wednesday morning.
The robber took place at about 11 a.m. at the Salt Lick Deposit Bank in Owingsville. There is no word on how much cash was taken or if anyone was injured.
LEX 18 has a... more »
April 15, 2011 11:49 AM
The two people arrested Thursday afternoon after allegedly holding up a Lexington Bank are scheduled to make their first court appearance Friday afternoon.
Lexington Police say 19-year-old Sierra Nester drove the getaway car from the heist at the Fifth Third Bank on Versailles Road. Nester and Chad Baker were... more »
January 19, 2011 10:08 AM
A Lewis County woman caught on surveillance cameras holding up a Mason County bank last year has made a plea deal in the case.
The robbery happened last September at the Citizen Deposit Bank in Maysville. According to court officials, 32-year-old Ruby Turner will serve 20 years after she... more »
January 12, 2011 10:25 AM
Police in Boone County have released surveillance photos of a man they say robbed a ban inside of a market Tuesday night.
The incident happened at about 6:30 p.m. at the US Bank located inside Remke's Market in Florence. Police say a male suspect approached the counter, handed the... more »
December 29, 2010 11:05 AM
Police have released the name of the man arrested after the robbery of a Lexington bank Wednesday morning.
Police chased down Kelley Cox after he crashed his van along North Broadway just after 9 a.m.
An off duty officer spotted the green minivan Cox was driving and gave... more »
December 6, 2010 9:08 AM
The man who police say robbed a Lexington bank and led authorities on a four county chase pleaded guilty in Fayette District Court Friday.
Police charged Daniel Vincent, 28, of Aurora, Ill., with first-degree robbery after a holdup at the First Federal Bank in Hamburg. Detectives testified during a... more »
October 8, 2010 4:56 PM
Police made a quick arrest following a bank robbery in Laurel County Friday afternoon.
The incident happened at about 2 p.m. at the First National Bank in Corbin. Bank employees say the robber did not show a weapon, or even threaten that he had one. They said that he... more »
October 1, 2010 11:35 AM
A woman wearing black sunglasses robbed a bank in Maysville Thursday afternoon, and police are have released surveillance photos in hopes of getting the public's help in identifying her.
The incident happened at the Citizens Deposit Bank in Maysville Thursday afternoon. Police say the suspect calmly entered the bank... more »
September 24, 2010 10:38 AM
South Florida police say there's one person and possibly a bomb inside a bank near the University of Miami. However, police could not confirm whether there were any hostages inside the Bank of America in Coral Gables, as initially reported. Police Sgt. Janette Frevola says there is one person inside... more »
September 7, 2010 4:52 PM
Shelby County police are searching for a suspect after a bank robbery there Tuesday afternoon. The incident happened at about 2:40 p.m, at the Republic Ban on Midland Trail in Shelbyville. The suspect is described as an African American male about 5’11” tall weighing around 160 lbs. The suspect was... more »
August 3, 2010 4:08 PM
Police in Taylor County have release surveillance video of a bank robbery there last month. The robbery happened on July 16 at the Citizens Branch Bank on Highway 210 in Campbellsville. Police say a white male approximately 5’10, 220 lbs wearing a navy blue jacket with a white stripe across... more »
July 13, 2010 2:08 PM
Lexington police are investigating after a potential bank robber apparently got spooked and fled a Lexington bank before getting any money Tuesday afternoon.
The incident happened at around noon at the Fifth/Third bank on Bryan Station Road. Police say the suspect, who was wearing a gray hoodie and something... more »
July 1, 2010 4:48 PM
Three men have been sentenced for forcing the parents of two state troopers to rob a Jackson County bank. Federal prosecutors called the 2004 robbery of Citizens Bank in Annville one of the most heinous robberies they'd ever seen. Police say Michael Gilliam, 50, Kevin Green, 38, and Randy Gilliam,... more »
June 24, 2010 11:13 AM
A man who police say dressed in drag, armed himself with a bomb and tried to rob an eastern Kentucky bank has been indicted on federal charges. The bomb scare happened last month at the BB&T bank off route 114 in Prestonsburg. Jonathan Hall, 49, was indicted in U.S. District... more »
June 17, 2010 7:18 AM
An Anderson County family helped capture a bank robber on Tuesday. Steven Cox said he and his family were across the street from the Town and Country Bank on US-127 in Lawrenceburg when it was robbed. The family was at the Wendy's drive-thru when they saw a man with a... more »
June 16, 2010 9:56 AM
A Grant County man was arrested Tuesday after police say he robbed a bank in Anderson County. The incident happened at about 3 p.m. at the Town and Country Bank on the 127 Bypass in Lawrenceburg. Police say witnesses were able to provide a vehicle description and direction of travel... more »
March 19, 2010 1:32 PM
Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a Grant County bank Friday morning. The incident happened at about 9:10 a.m. at the Forcht Bank in Crittenden. Police say a white male suspect produced a handwritten note to a teller and demanded money. The suspect did not show a firearm.... more »
March 19, 2010 6:42 AM
GALLATIN, Tenn. (AP) - The man who staged a St. Patrick's Day bank robbery in a leprechaun costume and died during a police shootout also held up a bank three days before Christmas in a Santa suit, police said Thursday. Investigators in the Nashville suburb of Gallatin said information from... more »
February 12, 2010 5:20 AM
Police in Frankfort continue to search for a bank robber. Investigators say the man robbed the Whitaker Bank on Versailles Road Thursday afternoon, then jumped into a car and drove away. Police say the robber may be driving a red Honda. Police ask that anyone with any information call the... more »
January 21, 2010 4:26 PM
Police in Bath County are searching for a man they say robbed a bank there Thursday afternoon.
The incident happened at about 2:15 p.m. at the Salt Lick Deposit Bank. Police say the suspect, who was wearing a Spiderman mask and a gray hoodie, demanded money from a teller... more »
January 8, 2010 3:25 PM
Police have arrested a Rockcastle County man and charged him with three recent armed robberies, including a bank robbery in Berea Thursday, in which he dressed up as a woman to disguise himself. Troy Lear, 40, of Brodhead is charged with a robbery at a check cashing store in Danville,... more »
January 8, 2010 2:08 PM
Police will hold a 3 p.m. press conference to announce the arrest of a man they say is responsible for three recent robberies, including at a Berea bank Thursday, while dressed up as a woman. The latest incident happened at about 1:30 p.m. at the Cumberland Valley National Bank on... more »
January 7, 2010 5:47 PM
Police in Madison County have released surveillance photos of a suspect who dressed up like a woman in a Berea bank robbery Thursday afternoon. The incident happened at about 1:30 p.m. at the Cumberland Valley National Bank on Big Hill Road. Police say a thin white male dressed in a... more »
January 7, 2010 3:16 PM
Police in Madison County are investigating after a man dressed up like a woman robbed a Berea bank Thursday afternoon. The incident happened at about 1:30 p.m. at the Cumberland Valley National Bank on Big Hill Road. Police say a thin white male dressed in a wig, a green woman's... more »
November 24, 2009 1:18 PM
A suspect was quickly arrested Tuesday afternoon after police say he robbed a north Lexington bank. The incident happened at about 12:45 p.m. Police say the suspect, identified as David Silva, 36, robbed the Park Federal Credit Union on New Circle Road near Russell Cave Road. They say Silva fled... more »
November 17, 2009 12:41 PM
An Illinois man who says he has robbed over a dozen banks made a court appearance in Tuesday for a Lexington bank robbery and subsequent police chase. Daniel Vincent, 28, of Aurora, Illinois, is charged with first-degree robbery after police say he held up the First Federal Bank in Hamburg... more »
November 9, 2009 10:05 AM
A elderly Nelson County man charged with robbing a bank in March has entered a guilty plea to those charges. William C. Rucker, 78, also pleaded guilty to separate charges involving the theft of $10,000 from a bank account held by his wife and son. Police say the Rucker went... more »
November 6, 2009 5:01 PM
A man who served federal time after admitting robbing more than a dozen banks in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana is now under arrest after allegedly robbing a Lexington bank Friday morning and leading police on a four-county chase. The incident started at about 11:30 a.m. at the First Federal Bank... more »
November 6, 2009 12:47 PM
Police are questioning a suspect in a Friday morning bank robbery in Lexington after a high-speed chase that went through parts of three counties.
The incident began when the suspect, identified as Daniel Vincent, 28, of Aurora, Illinois, allegedly robbed the First Federal Bank on Sir Barton Way in... more »
November 3, 2009 11:06 AM
Police early Tuesday morning arrested a suspect in a Monday Madison County bank robbery after he was spotted by police in a Wal-Mart. Leon Rozell Noland, Jr., 47, of Richmond is charged with first-degree robbery in the incident, which happened at about 9 a.m. Monday at the Madison Bank on... more »
November 2, 2009 10:58 AM
Police are searching for a suspect after an armed robbery at a Madison County bank Monday morning. The incident happened around 10 a.m. at the Madison Bank on Main Street in Richmond. Police say the suspect entered the bank, produced a gun and demanded money. He fled the scene with... more »