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05/05/06 - Crockett

Suspected Bank Robber Identified

by Ramonica R. Jones

Police have identified a man suspected of robbing the Prosperity Bank in Crockett earlier this week.

James Hershel Valentinis-Dee was identified through his fingerprints at the scene. He's 6'1" and weighs between 250 and 275 pounds. Authorities now believe Valentinis is the man who walked into the bank on Wednesday and demanded money. He gave a note to a teller who handed him an undisclosed amount of cash.

The robber drove off in an aqua-green colored car. Police said the car is a 1998 four-door Chevy Cavalier with license plate number 760 KSR. They want to question the woman that was in the car, Dana Elizabeth Lawson.

If you have any information about this case, call the Crockett Police Department, Houston County Crimestoppers at (936) 545-TIPS or go to www.545-tips.com.

Valentinis is also wanted in connection with a bank robbery in Kingwood.

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