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Federal grand jury indicts suspect linked to Grover Beach bank robbery

Posted at 2:42 PM, Feb 28, 2019

A federal grand jury indicted a suspect linked to bank robberies in Grover Beach and Long Beach.

Dino Tabar Trias, 44, was charged in the indictment Wednesday. The FBI says Trias is a transient with ties to Sacramento and Bakersfield. He faces two counts of armed bank robbery.

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Dino Trias

Trias has been in federal custody since February 13 after investigators identified him as a suspect in both robberies.

According to a criminal complaint, Trias entered a Rabobank on West Grand Avenue in Grover Beach on December 7. The complaint says he had a handgun, which he concealed in his waistband while demanding cash from a bank teller.

Photo of Rabobank armed robbery suspect. (Courtesy: Grover Beach Police Department)

Trias is also accused of robbing a Comerica Bank in Long Beach on January 22.

Trias was taken into federal custody in February. He had previously been in custody as of January 31 for an unrelated matter in Kern County.

His arraignment is scheduled for March 5 in Los Angeles.

Grover Beach police, Long Beach police, and the FBI were involved in the investigation. The CHP, Pismo Beach police, Bakersfield Police, and San Jose police also assisted.

Surveillance photo of Rabobank armed robbery suspect. (Courtesy: Grover Beach Police Department)