cynthia van holland

Bad Hair Bandit sentenced to 10 years prison for Auburn, 20 other heists

AUBURN CA - A U.S. District judge has sentenced a woman nicknamed by authorities “The Bad Hair Bandit” for a string of 21 interstate bank robberies to 10 years in prison. Cynt ...

FBI's "Bad Hair Bandit" serial bank robbery suspect in Auburn court

AUBURN CA - A woman who the FBI believes is the ?Bad Hair Bandit? suspected of robbing 21 banks in four states made a brief appearance Thursday in Placer County court. Cynthia Van ...

FBI: Suspect confesses to 21 Bad Hair Bandit robberies

The FBI says a woman under arrest for an Aug. 15 Bank of the West robbery in Auburn has confessed to a nine-month holdup spree that hit 21 banks in four states. In an affidavit cl ...

Bad Hair Bandit suspects’ court date delayed

Suspects in a string of 20 bank robberies covering four states have had a court appearance in North Auburn put off until September. Cynthia Van Holland, 47 and Christopher Alonzo, ...

Homeless family's help collars Bad Hair Bandit suspects

It’s not every day you get a front-row seat to a bank robbery in progress – especially when it involves a notorious woman bandit on the FBI’s “most wanted” list. But a v ...

FBI believes Auburn bank robbery suspect is multi-state Bad Hair Bandit

A woman arrested Monday on a charge of robbing Auburn’s Bank of the West is believed by authorities to be the notorious “Bad Hair Bandit,” a suspect in a string of as many as ...