FBI San Antonio
Special Agent Michelle Lee
(210) 650-6333
October 20, 2015

Suspect Arrested and Charged with Robbery of Carrizo Springs Bank

Christopher Combs, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, San Antonio Division, and Sheriff Marion Boyd, Dimmitt County Sheriff’s Office, announced that Luis Gonzalez, 43, formerly residing in Indiana, has been arrested and charged by federal criminal complaint with the robbery of Capital Bank of Texas in Carrizo Springs, Texas. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison, and a $250,000 fine.

According to the complaint, on October 14, 2015, Gonzalez entered the Capital Bank of Texas at 200 North 5th Street in Carrizo Springs, Texas, took approximately $7,712 in U.S. currency from a teller’s drawer and exited the bank with the money. The stolen money and a fake beard and wig, allegedly worn by Gonzalez during the bank robbery, were located by law enforcement.

Gonzalez was arrested on October 15, 2015, without incident, by officers with the Dimmit County Sheriff’s Office. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge in Del Rio and currently is detained.

This case was investigated by the Dimmit County Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Del Rio Resident Agency Office.

A complaint is merely an accusation and should not be considered as evidence of guilt. The defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.