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2/15/2013 9:45:00 PM
FBI officers arrest 'Dynomite Bandit' suspect accused of shooting at Black Canyon City bank
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The FBI has arrested the man they dubbed the "Dynomite Bandit" who they say robbed several Valley banks and shot at a Black Canyon City bank last month, according to a news release.

Alan Jeffrey Farber, 48, of Phoenix was taken into custody at his Peoria home on Feb. 6, and is charged with armed robbery, attempted armed robbery, and use of a firearm in a crime of violence.

Authorities named him the "Dynomite Bandit," with an intentional misspelling, because he used elaborate fake explosives in his robberies.

Authorities said the suspect entered at least three of the banks after hours by cutting holes in the roofs and then placed fake bombs inside the buildings and left. The next day, he reportedly called and threatened to blow the institutions up if they did not provide him cash.

Farber is accused in four bank robberies, including a Jan. 4 incident at the Bank of the West in Black Canyon City in which a shot was fired into the occupied building in what a YCSO spokesman called "an apparent robbery attempt." No one was injured in the shooting.




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Reader Comments

Posted: Saturday, February 16, 2013
Article comment by: Renee Lewis

Using a firearm in a crime of violence
>25 years without parole!




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