For Barbie Bandit Sentencing see: Legal Pub 8-23-2007 Story: Heather Johnston, Blond Barbie Bandit Pleads Guilty and Shows Remorse
On December 12, 2007, a new “Grandma Bandit” entered the US Bank branch in the Safeway Grocery Store in Roseville, California, and demanded money from the teller. Grandma Bandit displayed a handgun in her purse. She is a white, 65 to 70 years of age, 5’ 7”, 130 to 145 lbs, light brown permed hair. Grandma was wearing reading glasses and a purple jacket. If you have information, contact the FBI in Sacramento at (916) 481-9110.
Update 2-16-08 Morgan Hoke was arrested in Thailand. She was the Ponytail Bandit. Morgan Hoke was not the Grandma Bandit unless she had one heck of a disguise. Police may be still looking for this Grandma Bandit, so keep your eyes peeled.