The suspected serial robber often known as the “Shaky Bandit” due to the best way his palms trembled whereas holding up banks might now quiver in a jail cell.
The FBI linked Brandon Venditti, 22, to as many as eleven financial institution robberies alongside the Treasure Coast during the last three weeks. On Tuesday federal authorities say he hit a financial institution in Collier County — and was caught.
Venditti, of Weston, now faces federal financial institution theft expenses. He’s accused of robbing a Wells Fargo at 12604 E. U.S. forty one on Tuesday afternoon.
Collier County sheriff’s deputies, Florida Freeway Patrol troopers and FBI brokers discovered a automotive that was recognized as a potential getaway car used through the theft. The driving force of the car refused to tug over for authorities and ultimately crashed round mile marker ninety one on Interstate seventy five, in accordance with Particular Agent Michael Leverock, of the FBI Miami Area Workplace.
Venditti surrendered after the automotive crashed, and one other individual within the automotive was additionally arrested.
Nobody was harm through the chase or subsequent arrests.
His first look in federal courtroom is scheduled to happen Wednesday in Fort Myers, in accordance with FBI Miami.
The robberies are being investigated by the FBI’s South Florida Violent Crimes Activity Pressure, and the investigation is ongoing. Anybody with any info relating to this investigation is urged to name the FBI at 754-703-2000 or Crimestoppers.
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