Man wanted in Wells Fargo robbery arrested just a mile away from bank

Ronald Faber
Deputies spotted Ronald Faber walking on the street April 6, 2018, and apprehended him in the robbery of a north Tampa Wells Fargo Bank. [Hillsborough County Sheriff's office]


TAMPA — The man wanted in the April 3 robbery of a N Florida Avenue bank was captured four day later while he was walking just a mile away, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.

An arrest warrant had been issued for Ronald Faber, 55, of Tampa, in connection with the April 3 midday robbery of Wells Fargo Bank, 12233 N Florida Ave., the Sheriff’s Office said.

Witnesses said the robber implied he had a gun and then was seen driving away in a 2009 White Toyota Camry with Florida tags.

Faber was taken into custody without incident while walking near Fowler and Nebraska Avenues at about 10 p.m. Friday. He faces a charge of robbery of less than $20,000.

Faber was being held in lieu of $15,000 bail Monday at the Hillsborough County Jail.


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