The "Loan Ranger Bandit"

Texas; Arkansas; Kentucky; Mississippi

January 16, 2009


Benton, Arkansas
Tyler, Texas
College Station, Texas


  • Height: Approximately 5'7" to 6'0"
  • Weight: Approximately 200 pounds
  • Sex: Male
  • Build: Medium
  • Eyes: Color unknown; wears glasses
  • Hair: Short, light brown
  • Complexion: Light
  • Race: White
  • Age: Early 30s
  • Remarks: The suspect does not attempt to disguise his face. He is often wearing glasses and wears various hats or a hoodie. His varied clothing styles include: athletic wear, jeans and business attire.
  • Scars and Marks: The suspect has a small mole or mark just above his right eye on the lower part of his forehead.
  • Vehicle Information: The suspect may drive a maroon Chevrolet S-10 pickup truck that has a thin white pinstripe around the truck bed.
  • Weapon Used: Small handgun.


An unknown suspect is wanted for his alleged involvement in the following activities concerning armed bank robbery. The suspect has been dubbed the “Loan Ranger Bandit” because he has robbed banking institutions where loans are given, and has worn a Texas Rangers (baseball team) baseball cap. The suspect has displayed notes demanding 20s, 50s and 100s. He has ordered tellers not to include “funny money.” In some robberies, the suspect has motioned to a small handgun held in his waistband. This suspect is believed to have committed the following robberies: January 16, 2009, in Benton, Arkansas; June 30, 2011, in Benton, Arkansas; July 21, 2011, in Wichita Falls, Texas; August 31, 2011, in Tyler, Texas; October 4, 2011, in Temple, Texas; January 4, 2012, in Round Rock, Texas; May 17, 2012, in Tyler, Texas; July 9, 2012, in Salado, Texas; August 17, 2012, in College Station, Texas; October 26, 2012, in Madison, Mississippi; May 10, 2013, in Louisville, Kentucky; and July 12, 2013, in Temple, Texas.


A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of this robber.

Should be considered armed and dangerous

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact your local FBI Office or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate. You can also submit a tip at: tips.fbi.gov

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