FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
July 19, 2021

FBI Media Alert: FBI, Local Partners Seek Man Responsible for New Mexico Bank Robberies

The FBI and local law enforcement are looking for an unidentified man who robbed banks in Moriarty and Tijeras on Monday morning July 19, 2021, and likely robbed another bank in Moriarty last week.

The first robbery on Monday occurred at U.S. Bank, located at 1401 U.S. Route 66, in Moriarty, at approximately 9:27 a.m.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, 5'6” to 5'8” tall. He wore a blue NASA baseball cap with light-colored brim, long-sleeve green shirt, light-colored pants, and a dark bandana over the lower half of his face.

The suspect entered the bank and handed a demand note to a teller.

The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect, who left the bank.

At approximately 10:12 a.m., a suspect with the same description entered Wells Fargo, 503 NM-333, in Tijeras.

He handed a demand note to a teller, who gave an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect.

The suspect left the bank.

The suspect’s physical description matches that of the man who robbed Wells Fargo, 901 U.S. Route 66, in Moriarty, at approximately 2:53 p.m. on Thursday, July 15, 2021: https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/albuquerque/news/press-releases/fbi-media-alert-man-wearing-gucci-face-mask-robs-moriarty-bank

Anyone with information about these robberies is asked to contact the FBI at (505) 889-1300.

Tips can also be submitted online at tips.fbi.gov.

Information about other bank robbers wanted by the FBI can be found at bankrobbers.fbi.gov.

Bank robbery carries a possible prison term of up to 20 years. The use of a gun, other dangerous weapon, toy gun, or hoax bomb device during the commission of a bank robbery can be punishable by a prison term of up to 25 years.