FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
June 30, 2014

Six Bank Robberies Committed in Albuquerque Area in June

The FBI and local law enforcement authorities are asking for the public’s help in solving six bank robberies that occurred in the Albuquerque area in June 2014.

The FBI is investigating whether some of these robberies may be related.

Anyone with information about these or other bank robberies is asked to call the Albuquerque FBI Field Office at (505) 889-1300 (24 hours).

Tips also can be submitted online at https://tips.fbi.gov.

The FBI may pay a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a bank robber.

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

June 9, 2014

  • BBVA Compass Bank, 3500 Candelaria Road NE, Albuquerque
  • The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his 20s or 30s, approximately 5’5” to 5’7” tall, 150 to 160 pounds, with a medium build.
  • He wore a gray hoodie, black pants, black sneakers, a black bandana, and a black baseball cap with a possible Albuquerque Dukes logo on it.
  • The suspect may have gotten into a vehicle after the robbery.

The FBI and local law enforcement authorities are asking for the publics help in solving six bank robberies that occurred in the Albuquerque area in June 2014.

June 13, 2014

  • BBVA Compass Bank, 1201 San Pedro Dr. NE, Albuquerque
  • The suspect is described as a black male in his 20s or 30s, approximately 6 feet tall, and weighing about 170 pounds, with a medium build.
  • He wore a black and white bandana on his face, a black hoodie, and blue jeans.
  • The suspect displayed a handgun

Suspect who robbed BBVA Compass Bank, 1201 San Pedro Dr. NE, Albuquerque on June 13, 2014. From press release of June 30, 2014.
June 20, 2014

  • Bank of the West, 4221 San Mateo Blvd., Albuquerque
  • The suspect is described as a black male with green eyes and a slender build. He may have a tattoo under his left eye.
  • The suspect wore a blue bandana over his face, a black zippered hoodie, white latex gloves, and dark pants, possibly faded jeans. He displayed a handgun.
  • The suspect left the bank and got into a gray Nissan Altima with a turquoise New Mexico license plate.

Suspect who robbed the bank of the West, 4221 San Mateo Blvd., Albuquerque on June 20, 2014. From press release of June 30, 2014.

June 25, 2014

  • BBVA Compass Bank, 3500 Candelaria Road NE, Albuquerque
  • The suspect is described as a bald Hispanic male in his 30s, approximately 5’7” tall, and weighing about 200 pounds.
  • He wore sunglasses, a gray jacket, green baseball cap with white writing, and had a light-colored bandana or rag that covered his face.

Suspect who robbed the BBVA Compass Bank, 3500 Candelaria Road NE, Albuquerque on June 25, 2014. From press release of June 30, 2014.

June 27, 2014

  • Wells Fargo Bank, 3701 Constitution Ave. NE, Albuquerque
  • The suspect is described a Hispanic male, approximately 50 years old, about five feet nine inches tall, and weighing about 165 pounds.
  • He wore sunglasses, a gray sweatshirt, a dark baseball cap, and dark pants.
  • The suspect left the bank with an accomplice in a silver four-door sedan.

Suspect who robbed the Wells Fargo Bank, 3701 Constitution Ave. NE, Albuquerque on June 27, 2014. From press release of June 30, 2014.

June 30, 2014

  • Bank of Albuquerque, 4300 Ridgecrest Dr. SE, Rio Rancho
  • The suspect is described as a white male in his 20s, with red or reddish brown hair, approximately five feet eight inches tall and weighing about 140-150 pounds.
  • He wore a camouflage beanie, black jacket with red stripes, black shirt, sunglasses with orange lenses and a black frame, dark pants, and white plastic gloves.

  Suspect who robbed the Bank of Albuquerque, 4300 Ridgecrest Dr. SE, Rio Rancho on June 30, 2014. From press release of June 30, 2014.