Police arrest Santa Cruz man suspecte...

Police arrest Santa Cruz man suspected in three recent bank robberies

There are 23 comments on the Santa Cruz Sentinel story from Jul 2, 2010, titled Police arrest Santa Cruz man suspected in three recent bank robberies. In it, Santa Cruz Sentinel reports that:

A 44-year-old Santa Cruz man was arrested Thursday at his Centennial Street home on suspicion of robbing banks and fleeing on a bike in Santa Cruz, San Jose and Santa Clara County, authorities said.

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Since: May 08

Santa Cruz, CA

#4 Jul 2, 2010
What an idiot. You'd think he'd be smart enough to mix things up a little bit in each robbery, rather than using a bike to escape each time.

Doesn't selling marijuana finance growing marijuana?

Good job SCPD!
my 2 cent

Dublin, CA

#5 Jul 2, 2010
I kinda new this guy would get caught if he lived here. small town , big sentence , if it`s you. In having all this extra intelligence our in town must have helped .
Humbug

Santa Cruz, CA

#7 Jul 2, 2010
Why are their middle names always "Lee" or "Eugene"?
NoSoupForYou Next

Berkeley, CA

#8 Jul 2, 2010
A typical Santa Cruzan bites the dust !
yup

San Leandro, CA

#9 Jul 2, 2010
another white criminal..
NoSoupForYou Next

Berkeley, CA

#10 Jul 2, 2010
"In having all this extra intelligence our in town must have helped".

Your English are terrible !
Dr Kevorkian

Santa Cruz, CA

#11 Jul 2, 2010
Wow, that dude wanted to rent my house about a year ago! Glad I passed him up, loser.

Since: Feb 08

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#12 Jul 2, 2010
White guys rob banks..its a fact! The only way a AnchorBanger would rob a bank would be if he had 10 Homies to help him, then the dummies would probably throw rocks at the tellers, expecially the pregnant ones...bet that house will be up for sale in Ketchum, Idaho..high dollar area..but to cold to grow pot outside in the winter..glad they got this criminal before someone got hurt..Johnny at the Harbor, Checkin the grow light.
Publican

San Francisco, CA

#13 Jul 2, 2010
FAIL on multiple levels.
Ex Liberal

Anaheim, CA

#15 Jul 2, 2010
..."Maxon, who also has a home in Ketchum, Idaho, has a previous conviction for armed robbery in Santa Cruz County in 1992, Clark said."

Good to hear another uplifting story of yet another of Santa Cruz's finest upstanding and productive long term members of the community!
SLV Local

Santa Cruz, CA

#16 Jul 2, 2010
I'm curious if he owns the homes in Santa Cruz and Ketchum.
Justme

Salvador, Brazil

#17 Jul 2, 2010
Johnnybitchin wrote:
White guys rob banks..its a fact! The only way a AnchorBanger would rob a bank would be if he had 10 Homies to help him, then the dummies would probably throw rocks at the tellers, expecially the pregnant ones...bet that house will be up for sale in Ketchum, Idaho..high dollar area..but to cold to grow pot outside in the winter..glad they got this criminal before someone got hurt..Johnny at the Harbor, Checkin the grow light.
DUUUDE!! LMAO! Now That's funny!Thanks for the laugh.
double trouble

Diablo, CA

#21 Jul 2, 2010
according to CNN the bike bandit was napped in the Sacramento area and his name is Hubert Rotteveel.

http://www.cnn.com/2010/CRIME/07/02/californi...

So which is it? Rotteveel or Maxon? Also, how old are these plants? Unless they were planted very recently wouldn't he have had the lights already?

Since: May 08

Santa Cruz, CA

#22 Jul 2, 2010
double trouble wrote:
according to CNN the bike bandit was napped in the Sacramento area and his name is Hubert Rotteveel.
http://www.cnn.com/2010/CRIME/07/02/californi...
So which is it? Rotteveel or Maxon? Also, how old are these plants? Unless they were planted very recently wouldn't he have had the lights already?
Looks like the geniuses who work at CNN lifted the Sentinel's picture for a Sacramento bike bandit story. Different guy.
Rocket J Squirrel

Santa Cruz, CA

#23 Jul 2, 2010
Xanthippe wrote:
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Looks like the geniuses who work at CNN lifted the Sentinel's picture for a Sacramento bike bandit story. Different guy.
Great! Now he can sue CNN for defamation of character.
Siler

San Leandro, CA

#24 Jul 2, 2010
double trouble wrote:
according to CNN the bike bandit was napped in the Sacramento area and his name is Hubert Rotteveel.
http://www.cnn.com/2010/CRIME/07/02/californi...
So which is it? Rotteveel or Maxon? Also, how old are these plants? Unless they were planted very recently wouldn't he have had the lights already?
The guy, Maxon, is mixed with another story, location Dixon, was overheard saying "I am NOT a crook.."
druggies R crime magnets

Santa Cruz, CA

#26 Jul 3, 2010
this just shows how drug abusers and dealers will diversify their criminal activities into more dangerous stunts. gee...he was probably high as a kite every robbery.

this same problem happens at the Mission Gardens Apartments on 90 Grandview Street where Carl Reimer was murdered. we have had all sorts of druggies who diversify their criminal activities. gee...they were all high as kites. predictable consequences of serious drug crimes.
ANON

Oakland, CA

#27 Jul 3, 2010
druggies R crime magnets wrote:
this just shows how drug abusers and dealers will diversify their criminal activities into more dangerous stunts. gee...he was probably high as a kite every robbery.
this same problem happens at the Mission Gardens Apartments on 90 Grandview Street where Carl Reimer was murdered. we have had all sorts of druggies who diversify their criminal activities. gee...they were all high as kites. predictable consequences of serious drug crimes.
What are you trying to say? That maybe it was'nt "a bike and skateboard" that Carl and his younger friend went back to retrieve at Grandview Park that night? I have always thought something did not add up. Why would you have to stash a bike and skateboard in a park? I think they stashed something else they did not want found becuase it was illegal. When they went back to get it, someone from a rival gang said "this is ours now." if you are gonna keep bringing Grandview up like this expect some people like me to ask questions like this...
Old Santa Cruz

Modesto, CA

#28 Jul 3, 2010
I remember in the 70's, a bank robber was caught in my back yard. My wife and I lived in Santa Cruz Gardens. Bank Robbers don't change their methods, and because of that, they get caught. Oh the bank Robber caught on our property, The Commuter Bank Robber.
lot of questions

Santa Cruz, CA

#29 Jul 3, 2010
ANON wrote:
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What are you trying to say? That maybe it was'nt "a bike and skateboard" that Carl and his younger friend went back to retrieve at Grandview Park that night? I have always thought something did not add up. Why would you have to stash a bike and skateboard in a park? I think they stashed something else they did not want found becuase it was illegal. When they went back to get it, someone from a rival gang said "this is ours now." if you are gonna keep bringing Grandview up like this expect some people like me to ask questions like this...
who would leave a skateboard in a known drug and gang park at 11 pm on a friday. nothing about the witnesses' stories add up.

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