March 22, 2018

Serial Bank Robber Known as the Navigation Bandit Strikes Again

Reward of up to $10,000 Cash

DALLAS, TX—It has been 10 days since the Dallas FBI Violent Crimes Task Force announced a reward for the capture of the “Navigation Bandit.” Since that time, he has robbed two more BBVA Compass Banks, raising the total to seven. In each incident, he has not brandished a weapon, however the suspect could be armed.

A new photo has emerged showing the suspect fleeing the scene of a bank robbery in Garland on March 21. He was last seen driving a blue Chevy Avalanche. The FBI, Dallas, Garland, and Plano Police Departments are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Below is a chronological listing of the seven bank robberies—four in Dallas, two in Garland, and one in Plano. The crimes span from February 7 to March 21, 2018. The FBI, in conjunction with Crime Stoppers of North Texas, is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of this individual.

  • February 7 – BBVA Compass Bank – 9090 Skillman Street, Dallas, Texas
  • February 21 – BBVA Compass Bank – 3939 St. Francis Street, Dallas, Texas
  • March 8 – BBVA Compass Bank – 1134 North Buckner Boulevard, Dallas, Texas
  • March 9 – BBVA Compass Bank – 111 North Glenbrook Drive, Garland, Texas
  • March 12 – BBVA Compass Bank – 14852 Preston Road, Dallas, Texas
  • March 18 – BBVA Compass Bank – 1420 Independence Parkway, Plano, Texas
  • March 21 – BBVA Compass Bank – 5445 North Garland Road, Garland, Texas

The bank robber is described as a Hispanic male, between the ages of 25 and 27, 5’6” to 5’9” tall and approximately 160 pounds.

In the February 7 robbery, the suspect wore tan pants, a black long-sleeved shirt, a black vest, and a black hat with a tan bill. In the February 21 robbery, he wore glasses, a black long sleeve dress shirt, possibly a jacket, and a black beanie cap. In the March 8 robbery, the suspect wore a black baseball hat, glasses, a gray jacket/sweater, and blue jeans.