San Francisco bank tellers can breathe easier now that a plaid-clad serial robber with a violent past is locked up, prosecutors said.
Soon after being let out of prison, career criminal Donald Booth, 68, allegedly robbed four banks in the Financial District, District Attorney George Gascón said at a news conference Tuesday. The heists happened from June 10, 2010, to Oct. 6 of this year, he said. Read More
If bad luck rains on someone who opens an umbrella indoors, San Francisco cops must be hoping superstition is on their side.
On a clear and sunny Saturday, a careful crook walked into a bank in North Beach toting an open umbrella and walked out with handfuls of cash, police said. Read More
An arrest has been made in connection with a series of bank robberies in San Francisco committed by a man dubbed the “Plaid Bandit,” FBI officials said today.Donald Gene Booth, 68, was arrested Tuesday at his home in San Francisco and was scheduled to make his initial appearance this afternoon in San Francisco Superior Court. Read More