Give Me All the Money

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates.

***BANK ROBBERY CASE SUMMARY – READER DISCRETION IS ADVISED***

BLOG POST #266: Give Me All the Money

Did you ever live with a roommate after leaving your parent’s home? I did, briefly. How would you respond if your roommate asked you to help them rob a bank? Read More

Identifying Criminals

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates.

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BLOG POST #261: Identifying Criminals

Everyone knows about fingerprint identification and DNA identification; these methods are advancing, making it harder for criminals to get away with crimes.

The massive investigation because of the U.S. Capitol protest last week is being assisted by modern technology to identify those who committed crimes.

Today, I’m sharing an overview of some resources available to law enforcement to help identify criminals. First, some of the crime fighting acronyms… Read More

The Gambler

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates.

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BLOG POST #246: Research on a true-crime involving an armored truck crew.

Armored trucks – they’re big, they look heavy, and the guards look all-business. Apparently they’re not as secure as you might think.

Here’s the scene on a chilly November day in Montana. In Helena, the armored truck employees load their truck with bags of money and head to Missoula—about 125 miles. Read More

Bank Jugging

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates.

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Robin Lyons, authorBLOG POST #245: Bank Jugging

The victim had been in town for a work convention. In the early morning hours, after the victim used an ATM, three men attacked him and forced him into the trunk of their vehicle at gunpoint. Read More

Getaway Scooter

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates.

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Can you imagine a well thought out plan for a bank robbery would include using a Lime electric scooter as your getaway transportation?

BLOG POST #237: This week, I’m sharing research on a true-crime involving a repeat offender and his strange method of fleeing the crime scene.

I can’t imagine a bank teller’s fear when a customer hands them a note that says, “I have a GUN! Give me all the money. NO INK Packages.” Read More