Saturday, December 5, 2009

Texas Prison Escapee Added to U.S. Marshals '15 Most Wanted' List‏

The U.S. Marshals have added to their ”15 Most Wanted “ list a man serving three life sentences who escaped custody during his transport from Huntsville, TX. During the escape, Arcade Joseph Comeaux, Jr. allegedly produced a weapon and fired upon two correctional officers, took them hostage and forced them to drive to Baytown, TX where he restrained the officers in the back of the van, took their firearms and one of their uniforms.

Source: US Marshals

Friday, December 4, 2009

Wanted: The High Country Bandits‏

The FBI is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the High Country Bandits, an armed crew who have allegedly committed three bank robberies across Northern Arizona in Flagstaff, Prescott Valley, and in Payson. The unknown male identified as suspect number one points a semi-automatic handgun at the victim teller(s) and demands money. He obtains an undisclosed amount of money then orders everyone on the ground and exits the financial institution with a second suspect.

Suspect number one is described as a White male, 20’s - 40’s, approximately 5’5” – 5’7”, slight build, wearing dark clothing, gloves, baseball cap, sunglasses, and a facemask that covers at least the lower half of his face. There is no description for suspect number two.

The following credit union and banks have been robbed:

Arizona Central Credit Union, 1948 South Woodland Village Blvd, Flagstaff, Arizona, 10/14/09.

Country Bank, 3044 North Glassford Hill Road, Prescott Valley, Arizona, 10/30/09.

Compass Bank, 613 S. Beeline Highway, Payson, Arizona, 11/25/09.

Please contact the FBI at (602) 279-5511 with any information about the identity of the High Country Bandits.

Source: F.B.I. Phoenix Office