On January 8, 2019, the Colorado Springs Police Department’s Robbery Unit and Tactical Enforcement Unit took Colorado Springs residents, Allen Matthew Vigil, 32, and Robert Lee Maestas, 49, into custody. Vigil and Maestas were both charged with six bank robberies. The first bank robbery occurred in August 2018 at a bank on West Colorado Avenue. The five other bank robberies occurred in November and December of 2018 in downtown Colorado Springs, the Platte corridor, and the Powers corridor. The Robbery Unit is continuing this investigation and has since discovered an additional robbery which occurred at a local bar. The arrest warrants are pending for both individuals for the additional robbery.
8/22/18 Pikes Peak National Bank 2401 West Colorado Avenue
11/05/18 US Bank 6 South Tejon Street
11/06/18 US Bank 2890 North Powers Boulevard
11/28/18 TCF Bank 3175 East Platte Avenue
11/28/18 Academy Bank 3201 East Platte Avenue
12/06/18 US Bank 6030 Stetson Hills Boulevard
This continues to be an active investigation. Follow Twitter for photographs.
Anyone with information or is a witness to this investigation is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.