Update on the Mineral Springs Bank Robber

The investigation has been ongoing since the day of the robbery (July 25) with several agencies working on the investigation. Arkansas Special Agents John Rhone and Corwin Battle are the lead case agents for the investigation. Investigators from the Howard County Sheriff’s Office, the Nashville Police Department, the FBI, and the Mineral Springs Police Department all worked hard on the investigation. By Wednesday, August 17, arrest warrants had been obtained for four individuals and Special Agents Rhone and Battle, along with Howard County Investigator Blake Eudy, Nashville Investigator Larry Marion, and a Federal Agent went to Tulsa, Ok. and worked with Tulsa P.D. to arrest three of the four robbery suspects. Agents and investigators also executed search warrants in Tulsa to further obtain evidence in the case. The Howard County Sheriff’s Office will extradite the suspects back to Howard County to be held. Further arrests are expected and the investigation is continuing. The three suspects arrested are listed below.


Bobby Padillow, 24 of Tulsa

Tatyana McBee, 18 of Tulsa

Byron Colman, 30 of Tulsa


I will update with further information as it becomes available.


Thank you,


Bryan McJunkins, Sheriff