California's Puffy Coat Bandit Indicted in Connection with 7 Bank Robberies

Posted By Los Angeles Defense Lawyer || 13-Feb-2012

Steven Paulson, otherwise known as the "Puffy Coat Bandit," has been indicted on suspicion of carrying out a three-week, three-county bank robbery spree. He earned his moniker because of the heavy ski jackets he wore during some of the heists. In all seven robberies, the bandit presented the teller a note while claiming or motioning as if he was armed.

Paulson was arrested on January 10, 2012, after a police detective detained a driver matching the description of the suspect and the getaway vehicle. He has been indicted on seven counts of bank robbery for the alleged string of crimes and is currently being held in federal custody. If convicted of all counts, he will be facing time in federal prison.

If you or someone you know has been charged with Robbery, Burglary or any other type of Theft Crime, contact Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney, Robert M. Bernstein, today.

Contact Our Firm

Have questions? Fill out the information below to receive an immediate response.

Submit Your Message
Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer

Office Location:

Law Offices of Robert M. Bernstein
Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer
9595 Wilshire Blvd.,
Suite 900,

Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Directions [+]
Local Phone: (310) 477-1480

Call for a free consultation

888.316.9513

Follow Us On:

The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship.