Accused serial bank robber arrested by FBI

The accused robber could also face additional charges


HOUSTON – An accused serial bank robber has been arrested by the FBI Violent Crime Task Force.

Investigators said William Henry Dean, 30, is charged with robbery.

The Harris County District Attorney’s Office said Dean is accused of robbing the J.P. Morgan Chase Bank on West Alabama Street on July 6, the BBVA Compass Bank on Buffalo Speedway on July 11, and the Wells Fargo Bank on Spring Cypress Road in Cypress on July 18

Investigators said that in each of the robberies, Dean entered the bank and handed tellers a threatening note demanding cash. 

No one was hurt during the robberies.

Dean was arrested by Harris County sheriff’s deputies shortly after the robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank.

The investigation was conducted by agents and officers of the FBI Violent Crime Task Force with assistance from the Houston Police Department and  the Harris County Sheriff’s Office.

Dean is in custody in the Harris County Jail.

Dean is also charged in the July 14 robbery of the Bank of America in the 6800 block of Fry Road in the Katy area. Dean's bond has been set at $250,000, pending extradition to Fort Bend County.