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Galveston Police Press Release

 

At approximately 12:20pm on Tuesday, January 15th, the Galveston Police Department received a 911 call reporting a robbery in progress at the Texas First Bank in the 6300 block of Stewart Rd.  Officers arrived at the bank within a couple of minutes and learned from the witnesses that the suspects, described as two black males armed with a gun had just robbed the bank and fled in small 4-door black car.  Officers immediately began to search the area while other officers set up on the outbound side of the causeway.  Officers on the causeway then observed a vehicle matching the description and traveling at a high rate of speed and began following.  Once another unit joined the other officer, they activated their lights and sirens and the suspect vehicle pulled over on IH45 near exit 13.

 

After detaining the two suspects occupying the car, officers searched the vehicle and located a handgun and a large amount of currency inside.  Officers also observed that the detained suspects were in possession of the distinct clothes described by the Texas First Bank employees.  The suspects were identified as 25-year-old Tremaine Venters and 27-year-old Jordan Johnson.  Both Venters and Johnson have been arrested for Aggravated Robbery, each with a $250,000 bond.  No shots were fired at the bank and no one was injured during the robbery. 

 

After further investigation in what discovered that Venters has two additional warrants; the first, a Robbery warrant from the Houston Police Department for a previous bank robbery with no bond and Bond Forfeiture warrant for drug related charges from Fort Bend County with a $25,000 bond.     

 

 

CPT J. Schirard #397

Operations Bureau Commander

Galveston Police Department



Comments:
Thanks to the witness for calling!!
Great job officers!! Stay safe out there
Posted by linda at 1/17/2019 5:30:33 PM

It really takes Mensa level intellect to know that robbing a bank on an island is a bad idea..... Just kidding, a dog has better intellect than these two Einsteins....
Posted by Sasquatch at 1/21/2019 2:41:12 PM

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