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Bay Area Bank Robbery Suspect Indicted

Deron Williams, 35, is suspected of robbing close to a dozen Bay Area banks while wearing a disguise that made him look like an elderly white man.

An African-American man who was disguised as an elderly white man during was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury.

The San Francisco Chronicle Reports that Deron Williams, 35, wore a mask to rob the banks of an estimated $67,000.

During most of the holdups, from October to March, Williams, who has homes in Oakland and Hayward, was armed with a gun. He robbed banks in the following cities: San Leandro, Union City, Fremont, Albany, Capitola, Campbell, Pleasant Hill, Millbrae, Brentwood and Belmont.

After a heist at the on Oct. 5, San Leandro Police were able to obtain DNA evidence linking Williams to the robberies.

To read the entire San Francisco Chronicle article, click here.

Geoff Burton August 04, 2012 at 04:36 AM
Twelve banks and only 67,000 bucks, hardly seems worth it.

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