Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Fugitive Suspected In New Heists.(Metro & New Mexico)

Byline: Guillermo Contreras Journal Staff Writer

FBI Thinks Escapee Struck At 2 More Duke City Banks

Convicted bank robber Byron Shane Chubbuck is the FBI's main suspect in two bank robberies in Albuquerque on Tuesday.

Chubbuck, who escaped from federal custody on Dec. 21, was already a suspect in four robberies on Jan. 16 and one on Monday.

Tuesday's heists occurred within half an hour of each other. Both are branches that Chubbuck, 33, has admitted robbing before.

"We have identified Byron Chubbuck as the robber in both bank robberies today in Albuquerque," Doug Beldon, supervisory special agent for the FBI in New Mexico, said Tuesday afternoon. …

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