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FBI: 'Bucket List Bandit' Arrested In Oklahoma By Roland Police

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Surveillance photos of the 'Bucket List Bandit' [FBI] Surveillance photos of the 'Bucket List Bandit' [FBI]
Michael Brewster was booked by the Roland Police Department. Michael Brewster was booked by the Roland Police Department.
ROLAND, Oklahoma -

A man known as the "Bucket List Bandit" was arrested on Thursday in Roland, Okla., the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced.

The FBI says Michael Brewster, 54, of Pensacola, Fla.,  is responsible for bank robberies in nine states. He was arrested on Thursday evening by Roland police after being pulled over in a routine traffic stop. Police discovered Brewster was driving a Florida stolen vehicle, with "an alleged fictitious license plate," a news release said.

The FBI staged a nationwide campaign to track Brewster and nicknamed him the "Bucket List Bandit" after he told a Utah bank teller he had only four months to live.

A warrant charges Brewster with robbing the Huntington National Bank branch in Erie, Penn., on Monday.

Authorities then reviewed surveillance video and found an "obvious likeness" to Brewster during robberies in Missouri, Colorado, Arizona, Idaho, Utah, North Carolina, Tennessee and Illinois.

  • June 21, 2012: Chase Bank, 5250 Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada, Colorado
  • June 27, 2012: Chase Bank, Chase Bank, 1484 S. Milton Rd, Flagstaff, Arizona
  • July 6, 2012: Pocatello Ireland Bank, 486 Yellowstone Ave, Pocatello, Idaho
  • July 6, 2012: Wells Fargo Bank, 5603 S. 1900 West, Roy, Utah
  • July 20, 2012: Bank of America, 1209 Silas Creek Parkway, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • August 3, 2012: BB&T Bank, 2120 Gunbarrel Road., Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • August 17, 2012: PNC Bank, 2217 W. Market Street, Bloomington, Illinois
  • August 29, 2012: Landmark Bank, 202 N. Stadium Blvd, Columbia, Missouri
  • August 30, 2012: Lindell Bank, 4521 Highway K, O'Fallon, Missouri
  • September 10, 2012: Huntington National Bank, 2185 West 12th St., Erie, Pennsylvania

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