Harlingen Bank Robber Heads to Prison
More Today's News:
ߦ   2018 Hurricane Names
ߦ   Austin likely facing 'serial bomber,' police chief says
ߦ   Charity in honor of Philando Castile pays school district’s entire lunch debt
ߦ   Constables Arrest Parents for leaving their 4 year old child in vehicle
ߦ   Constables arrest Suspect that shot victim in Drive by Shooting
ߦ   Court upholds convictions of man who fired at officers
ߦ   Details emerge in murder-suicide involving psychologist at upscale apartment complex
ߦ   Family makes plea for help 5 years after deadly shooting
ߦ   For the first time, California appoints an undocumented immigrant to a state post
ߦ   Galveston College features work of ceramics artist Linnis Blanton
ߦ   Governor Abbott Again Declares Disaster Proclamation Extension For Texas Counties Impacted By Hurricane Harvey
ߦ   Houston ice pick killer and serial rapist gets June execution date
ߦ   Man in TCSO Custody Dies at Local Hospital
ߦ   Paris Police Dept - Weekend Activity Summary
ߦ   WANTED for Burglary to a Habitation
ߦ   Attorney General Sessions Provides Further Support for Local Law Enforcement with Launch of New Collaborative Reform Initiative Technical Assistance Center
ߦ   Burnet County Sheriff's Office - Inmate/Arrests Summary
ߦ   Chief Deputy Constable Pleads Guilty After I-Team Investigation
ߦ   Chief Executive and Four Associates Indicted for Conspiring with Global Drug Traffickers by Providing Encryption Services to Evade Law Enforcement and Obstruct Justice
ߦ   Coast Guard interdicts lancha crews illegally fishing US waters
ߦ   Dana Mersiovsky Joins Child Advocates of Fort Bend
ߦ   DPS Offers Increased Reward, Seeks Leads in 2003 Lubbock County Murder
ߦ   Federal judge tosses retirees' DROP lawsuit against Dallas Police and Fire Pension System
ߦ   Feds Indict 15 in Waco and California
ߦ   Former TV Reporter Names Press Secretary For Houston Mayor
ߦ   Grenade Launcher Conspirators Sentenced to Prison
ߦ   LPPD seeks the identity of armed robber - VIDEO
ߦ   Lubbock Man Sentenced to 327 Months for Production of Child Pornography
ߦ   Major Drug Bust, Arrest
ߦ   Man Found Guilty of Strangling Wife and Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison
ߦ   MS-13 Member Charged in Violent Racketeering Conspiracy Including Drug Trafficking and Extortion
ߦ   Officer-involved fatal shooting in Spring
ߦ   Paris Police Dept - Daily Summary
ߦ   Person of Interest Sought in Galveston Shooting
ߦ   PICTURED: The California man who was arrested for 'killing one police officer and wounding another' during a 15-hour standoff with a SWAT team

Search Archives:

Harlingen Bank Robber Heads to Prison


BROWNSVILLE, Texas - A 34-year-old Harlingen man has been ordered to federal prison for his role in the robbery of a Bank of America in Harlingen on May 26, 2017, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Adrian Paul Ross pleaded guilty Nov. 29, 2017.


Today, U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen handed Ross a 42-month sentence to be immediately followed by three years of supervised release. In handing down the sentence, the court considered Ross's mental health history and other characteristics. Ross was further ordered to undergo mental health treatment while incarcerated. At the hearing, Ross acknowledged his criminal conduct and apologized for what he had done.


On Nov. 29, 2017, Ross entered the Bank of America located on Van Buren Street wearing a baseball cap and sunglasses. He waited in line, then approached a bank employee and claimed to want to make a deposit. He approached the teller and displayed what was written on his smart phone screen. In all caps Ross had written "EMPTY OUT YOUR DRAWER." The teller then gave Ross the money she had in her possession but also triggered the silent alarm. Ross fled the scene, but was apprehended shortly thereafter.


Ross has been and will remain in custody pending transfer to a U.S. Bureau of Prisons facility to be determined in the near future.


The FBI and Harlingen Police Department conducted the investigation.


Assistant U.S. Attorney Jason Corley is prosecuting the case.

Post a comment
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
  Facebook   Share link on Twitter Tweet  
© 1999-2018 The Police News. All rights reserved.