Seven people arrested Monday following a foiled bank robbery in Garland have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Dallas, according to a release from U.S. Attorney Richad Roper of the Northern District of Texas.
Prosecutors say the seven are the "Scarecrow Bandits," so-called because they wore loose shirts and floppy hats during bank holdups.
During later robberies the bandits wore mostly black outfits, according to the release.
According to the indictment each of the defendants is charged with one count of conspiracy to commit bank robbery and using, carrying, and brandishing a firearm during and in relation to and possessing a firearm in furtherance of, a crime of violence.
The seven are identified as: Corey Deyon Duffey, aka “Keyno,” aka “Calvin Brown,” 27; Tony R. Hewitt, aka “PricelessT,” 42; Jarvis Dupree Ross, aka “Dookie,” aka “Dapree Dollars,” 29; Darobie Kentay Stenline, aka “Fish,” aka “Dude White,” 30; Charles Runnels, aka “Junior,” 42; Antonyo Reece, aka “Seven,” 31; and Yolanda McDow, 41.
All seven are scheduled to make their initial appearance before U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul D. Stickney at 2 p.m. in Dallas.