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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Former Boxing Champ Gets 7 Years in Prison for Bank Robbery Spree

Posted By on Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 8:10 AM

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After spending a decade-long stint in federal prison, James Quindale Page, aka "Mighty Quinn", aka "The Button Down Bandit" was sent back to the pen for a bank robbery spree where he robbed 13 banks in the East Bay last year. 

According to authorities Page, a former professional boxing champ-turned bank robber, pleaded guilty to all 13 robberies where he stole upwards of $20,000 total. 

Page, a Pittsburg native, admitted to robbing the following banks:

3/6/2013 Chase Bank 1510 Palos Verdes Mall, Walnut Creek $1,856
3/12/2013 Wells Fargo 4767 Hopyard Road, Pleasanton $670
5/24/2013 U.S. Bank 2890 North Main Street, Walnut Creek $1,339
5/25/2013 Wells Fargo 3365 Deer Valley Road, Antioch $1,600
5/29/2013 Bank of America 2545 Main Street, Oakley $1,507
6/3/2013 Chase 5747 Christie Avenue, Emeryville $7,033
6/7/2013 U.S. Bank 3636 Lone Tree Way, Antioch $1,280
6/8/2013 Wells Fargo 3525 Mount Diablo Boulevard, Lafayette $5,450
On those dates, Page entered the bank in a long sleeve button down shirt, calmly passed the teller a demand note, and took off with his loot. 

Page, 43, was finally arrested on June 10, 2013 and and indicted by a grand jury with six counts of bank robbery, Page pleaded guilty on Feb. 7, 2014 to all six robberies, plus two more. Page, who was on federal supervised release at the time he committed these bank robberies, has been in custody since his arrest. 

Page had already spent 11 years in federal prison after he was busted with $6,000 in his pocket 45 minutes after he robbed a Bank of America in Atlanta in 2001. Police reportedly saw his 1999 Cadillac, which he bought with his championship earnings, parked outside a bar four miles from the bank.

He was released in 2012 and took a year off before he went back to robbing banks. 
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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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