Imagine getting out of jail then, as a parolee, making the decision to rob a bank? Well that happened this morning when an unarmed Joseph Springer Erickson, 34, robbed the Chase Bank branch located at 3600 South Bristol Street, at around 11:20 a.m., according to the O.C. Register.
Erickson handed a bank clerk a note demanding money. The teller gave him cash, but for perhaps he had second thoughts as Erickson then handed the money over to another bank employee before taking off on foot.
That is when this story got very weird. Erickson did not have a getaway car. So instead he got onto an OCTA bus that was working Route 57. Continue reading