Robber Arrested in Arvada Bank Robberies

The FBI announced the arrest of John Kirby, 42, of Westminster.  Kirby is suspected of having committed three bank robberies.

On Monday, December 28, 2009, the Bank of the West at 5805 Carr Street was robbed.  It had been previously robbed on December 16, 2009.

The arrest was made after the FBI received several anonymous tips through Crime Stoppers about Kirby. Kirby was arrested a few hours after Monday's bank robbery and subsequently confessed.  He also confessed to robbing the Bank of the West in Westminster at 9150 N. Sheridan Blvd on December 14, 2009. 

The FBI stated that there have been 199 bank robberies in Colorado in 2009, 35 of them this December.