Bank Robbery Suspect Dubbed "Mad Hatter" Arrested
January 15, 2009
January 14, 2009 at approximately 4:17 p.m., Robert David Brewer
(shown in photo) was arrested by Mesa detectives at his mother's
home in Globe, Arizona. Brewer is responsible for six bank
robberies in the East Valley -- three in Mesa and three in
Gilbert. During the robberies, Brewer used different hats to
conceal his appearance, dubbing him the "Mad Hatter."
During questioning, Brewer confessed to all of the robberies in
Mesa and Gilbert. Clothing linking Brewer to the robberies was
located during a search of the home and a vehicle. Brewer was
booked on three Mesa cases and additional charges will be filed
by the Gilbert Police Department for their cases.
This is another example of law enforcement agencies working
together to solve multi-jurisdictional crimes involving the same