North Texas Robbery Suspect in Lubbock County Jail - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

11/7/04

North Texas Robbery Suspect in Lubbock County Jail

Source: LSO Source: LSO

The FBI has been on a manhunt for three gunmen since an armed robbery in North Texas on Thursday.

Now one of the suspects is in the Lubbock County Jail. The most recent robbery happened Thursday at the American First National Bank in Richardson the FBI believes 31 year-old Guadalupe Fajardo is a member of the "take over bandits." The gang is suspected in dozens of bank holdups since 2002, including Thursday's robbery.

According to Slaton Police, Fajardo turned himself in around noon Saturday. He told police there was a misunderstanding and wanted to clear it up. He was then taken into custody. Fajardo is at the Lubbock county jail on 2 counts of criminal attempted capital murder and aggravated robbery, all from Richardson County. He is being held on a $2,150,000 dollar bond.

The FBI was in Slaton Sunday as part of the investigation. Fajardo is expected to be extradited some time this week. Law enforcement continues searing for other suspects believed to have been apart of Thursday's robbery.

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