Shauna Dunlap

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2012

    Braylon Lionell Marshall: Inside The Addled Mind Of An Alleged Bank Robber

    This one begins with a wig, sunglasses, yellow capri pants, and a man dressed as a woman. On September 5 at First Convenience Bank, the strangely-dressed man, who police say was Braylon Lionell Marshall, 24, handed a teller a rather dramatic note. It read, "I have a bomb. If you don't give me all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    Um, Thanks? FBI Releases Exceedingly Unhelpful Pictures Of Most-Wanted Houston Bank Robbers

    For all you gumshoes out there, the FBI just made your job exactly no easier than it was before. Yesterday, the agency released photographs of the top 10 most wanted bank thieves, most of their faces hooded, masked, or behind sunglasses. The hunt is on for, it seems, people who wear hooded sweatshir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    Ailene Lander: If You See This 15-Year-Old In Houston Today, She's Been Kidnapped

    The FBI thinks an Alabama girl who was allegedly kidnapped by her stepfather this week will be moving through the Houston area on the way to Mexico. Ailene Lander was at a doctor's office Septmeber 17 in Dothan, Alabama when she was taken by Charles Partin, investigators say. "There is a concern t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2012

    A Courtly Hat Tip Says "It's Been My Pleasure To Rob Your Bank This Morning, Miss"

    Simple etiquette -- it is so rare these days. Gentlemen donning chapeaux in this modern era seldom can be bothered to make the effort to tip their headgear in the most basic acknowledgement of interaction with a fellow human being. Not the dude who robbed a First Convenience Bank inside a Cypress ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    John "Steven" Stark: The FBI Defends Calling This Dude "Tall, Dark & Handsome" (UPDATED)

    De gustibus non est disputandum, as they say in Latin, which basically means some people's taste sucks but there's no sense arguing with them about it. But we had to take issue with the FBI declaring bank robber John "Steven" Stark, pictured above, as being "tall, dark and handsome." Stark, who is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Patrick Simmons: Most-Wanted Bank Robber Turns Himself In

    Patrick Simmons gives up.​The suspected bank robber who was spotlighted by the FBI in a digital-billboard campaign turned himself in to authorities about 5:30 p.m. Sunday, the feds say. Patrick Wayne Simmons, who was wanted in a string of eight Houston-area robberies of bank branches located ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Is Houston's Handsome Bank Robber a Dallas Dude?

    FBIThe Houston robbery​Recently we told you of the FBI's search for a man they dubbed the "handsome bank robber," who was described as being "older, well-dressed and accessorized." Those accessories included a black semiautomatic pistol, but that's just how he rolls. The item rang a bell wit ... More >>

  • News

    July 22, 2010

    Over the Line

    As Mexican drug cartels increasingly recruit American teens as runners, a Sugar Land teen goes across the border and ends up dead.

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Bank Robbers Aren't Even Trying Hard These Days

    He's older and well dressed, robbing a bank. ​A couple bank robberies this week in the area have us wondering if it's too easy to rob a bank these days. Take the "older, well dressed man" who robbed a bank yesterday in northwest Houston:He approached the teller counter and took the teller by sur ... More >>

  • News

    September 17, 2009

    Spy Story

    Con man or super spook — either way, Roland Carnaby wasn't supposed to meet his death on a Houston highway in a high-speed chase with the cops.

  • News

    June 25, 2009

    ID Theft

    Someone gets your social, ruins your credit, upends your life. And gets away free and clear.

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2009

    One Day, Four Bank Robberies

    Photo courtesy FBIBad day to be working in, or visiting, a bank.Four Houston banks were robbed today, the FBI says.One woman hit up two in the same strip center, which is certainly a time-saving strategy that should be applauded, if it wasn't for the whole robbing-a-bank part. Or the fact that the 6 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    Scammed By Stanford? The FBI Wants To Hear From You

    Were you screwed by Houston's Stanford Financial Group? The FBI would like to talk to you.Today they've started a major outreach to investors of the Houston company, asking them to contact the agency by phone or e-mail to detail their investment and experience with this year's Enron."In an effort to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2008

    Plague Of The Nicknamed Bandits

    Paper? Plastic? Or Denim? Last Thursday, a Sterling Bank location in Kingwood was robbed by a man with a gun and some extra room, um, down there. The “Bagless Bandit” (as he’s being dubbed by the FBI) walked in, asked the teller to cash a check and then pulled a gun on her. She gave them mon ... More >>