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Oklahoma City area crime briefs for Nov. 1, 2013

Oklahoma City area crime briefs for Nov. 1, 2013
Published: November 1, 2013
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Crime Briefs

Oklahoma City

Bank robbery investigated

FBI agents are investigating a robbery Thursday at a MidFirst Bank branch in northwest Oklahoma City. The bank, at 13240 N May Ave., was robbed just after noon, Special Agent Rickey Rains said. A man wearing a blonde wig walked into the bank and approached an employee sitting at her desk. He demanded money and threatened to hurt her if she didn't cooperate. The employee took the robber to the teller counter where he was given money. He ran from the bank to the south. The man had visited the bank the previous day to ask about taking out a loan, Rains said. No one was injured in the robbery. The robber is described as a white man, 25 to 35 years old, about 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 170 to 190 pounds. In addition to the wig, he was wearing a dark gray or black suit, light peach or pink shirt and a tie. Anyone with information about the robbery can call the FBI at 290-7770.

FROM STAFF REPORTS

Former OCU employee admits fraud

A former administrative assistant to the Oklahoma City University president, vice president and business school dean, pleaded guilty to committing wire fraud. Lisa Carolin Riggs, 37, of Yukon, has agreed to pay $104,210 to OCU and $54,737 to the Delta Delta Chapter of Alpha Phi, U.S. Attorney's spokesman Bob Troester said. Riggs used her school credit card to purchase various items and services for personal use from September 2004 to November 2011. She faces up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine at sentencing, Troester said.

MATT DINGER, STAFF WRITER

Search warrants issued for 2 vehicles

Search warrants for two vehicles believed to be involved in the Oct. 18 shooting death of Roberto Gonzalez were filed Thursday. Gonzalez, 27, was shot while sitting in a sport utility vehicle with two witnesses at 2641 SW 30, police said. A 1992 Cadillac Eldorado belonging to a suspect in the shooting also was recovered and searched for firearms and cocaine, according to the warrant. Investigators wrote they have reason to suspect the killing was drug-related.

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