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34 month sentence for recidivist San Francisco bank robber

A man was sentenced to 34 months’ imprisonment today for robbing a bank in San Francisco only weeks after being released from prison for robbing six other city banks, three of which he robbed while on bail for robbing two of the others, and those two being rob... More »

Twice-bailed 8x bank robber sentenced in San Francisco court

A man who “threatened staff with violence and death” during a spate of San Francisco bank robberies, then given bail, which he skipped, and then, given bail again, went on to commit another robbery on Market Street, was sentenced to 60 months’ imprisonment thi... More »

8x SF bank robber keeps getting bailed, keeps committing crimes

Willie Thomas robbed eight San Francisco banks in early 2022 “threatening staff with violence and death” according to prosecutors. Arrested in February, he was bailed, but cut off his GPS ankle monitor and fled. When rearrested he spent a month in custody, was... More »

Gun-toting felon caught after Instagram Live sting by SFPD

Despite being a felon forbidden to own guns, Josef Atchan nevertheless broadcast himself on Instagram Live brandishing a gun, was subsequently arrested with three guns, and then arrived at court in a car containing two more guns. This unorthodox approach to st... More »