Nov 22, 2013 2:09 AM by Donna Winnick, KSBY News

Suspected Cambria bank robber a former SB Co. Sheriff's Deputy

Law enforcement sources say the man arrested in connection with the bank robbery at Rabobank in Cambria back on November 7 is a former Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Deputy.

Bruce Franklin Valentine, 70, of Paso Robles worked with the office in the 1970s.

Investigators arrested Valentine on Wednesday, after they served a search warrant at a home in the 4700 block of Egret Lane in Paso Robles. Valentine was taken into custody without incident and transported to the San Luis Obispo County Jail.

Investigators identified Valentine as a suspect after following up on leads from the initial investigation.

The investigation is ongoing.

The FBI, State Parks, CHP, Fish and Wildflife, and District Attorney Investigators assisted the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office in the investigation.



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