David Wayne Oliver Biography
David Wayne Oliver, 65, was found by cops while sitting at a nearby Starbucks coffee shop after he allegedly held up the Academy Bank in Colorado Springs on Monday afternoon.
David Wayne Oliver Age
He is 65 years old
Old Man With a White Beard ‘robs a Bank
David Wayne Oliver was identified as the bank robber who allegedly robbed a Colorado bank and then threw the stolen money into the air while shouting: ‘Merry Christmas’ to passersby has been arrested.
Police said they had “threatened with the use of a weapon” and left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.
A police spokesman could not be immediately contacted for comment, but the Colorado Springs television station KKTV reported that eyewitness Dion Pascale reported that Oliver left the bank and threw the money “all over the place.”
“He started throwing money out of the bag” before shouting, “Merry Christmas,” said the television station quoting Pascale.
The Denver Post quoted police as saying ‘thousands of dollars’ remained unaccounted for, adding there was no indication Oliver used a weapon in the alleged heist.
David Wayne Oliver Arrested
David Wayne Oliver, 65, was arrested at a nearby Starbucks coffee shop after he held up the Academy Bank in Colorado Springs on Monday afternoon, a police report said.
Oliver, pictured in police mug shots with grey-and-white hair and a full white beard, is being held at El Paso County jail and is set to make his first court appearance on Thursday, prison records showed. It was not clear from the records if he has a lawyer.
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- David Wayne Oliver, 65, was arrested for allegedly robbing a Colorado Springs bank before throwing stolen money into the air.
- Spectators claim that he shouted ‘Merry Christmas’ while throwing cash
- Police said thousands of dollars remain uncounted, although it is not clear how much money was taken
- Oliver is expected to make his first appearance in court on Thursday