Alleged 'Wigout Bandit' arrested after 3 robberies in Ventura


Daniel Lopez Jr., 50, was arrested at 8 p.m. Tuesday by Santa Barbara police for his outstanding warrants for bank robbery and new charges of drug possession.

Lopez is suspected of robbing three Ventura banks in August and September.

The first robbery occured on Aug. 1 at a US Bank at 1776 Victoria Avenue. Then the "Wigout Bandit" struck again at a Chase Bank at 2075 S. Victoria Avenue on Aug. 23 and a RaboBank at 300 S. Mills Road on Sept. 28.

Lopez was booked into Santa Barbara County Jail.

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