Suspected Robber Admits To More West Texas Bank Robberies - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

6/4/04

Suspected Robber Admits To More West Texas Bank Robberies

Taylor Co. Sheriff Taylor Co. Sheriff

The suspected bank robber captured this week in Abilene has reportedly admitted to robbing eight West Texas Banks. Abilene police say 33-year-old Oscar Costilla-Ibarra is linked to four robberies in Odessa, two in Lubbock, one in Big Spring and one in Abilene.

Oscar and his brother, 26-year-old Irad Costilla-Ibarra were arrested Wednesday, following the Abilene robbery. Police there are working with the FBI on the case.

Both men are being held in the Taylor County Jail on a $250,000 dollar bond.

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