FBI nabs bank robbery suspect dubbed 'Longhorn Bandit' in Houston

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- The FBI has corralled a bank robbery suspect they dubbed the 'Longhorn Bandit.'

The FBI Houston's Violent Crimes Task Force arrested Willy Cuevas, 31, earlier this week at his Houston home. Investigators say Cuevas is behind five bank robberies in the Houston area.

The five banks - all Chase Banks - were robbed at the following locations and dates.

    9/17/2014 12350 FM 1960, Houston, TX
    11/05/2014 13103 FM 1960, Houston, TX
    11/07/2014 15380 N. Eldridge, Cypress, TX
    01/14/2014 18018 FM 529, Cypress, TX
    01/14/2014 15380 N. Eldridge, Cypress, TX

Cuevas is charged with five counts of robbery. H could face 2 to 20 years for each of the five counts.

Anyone with additional information about these robberies, or about any bank robbery suspects is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713-222-TIPS (8477). A reward of up to $5,000 will be paid for information leading to the charging and arrest of bank robbery suspects.
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