Clipped From Arizona Republic
Schmidt thought the second vehicle vehicle was either a 1960 Pontiac or an Oldsmobile carrying distinctive distinctive aerials. ED BOYLE, FBI chief in ArN zona, said pictures of all I960 models of both autos, plus all types of car aerials, were gathered. gathered. the From what witnesses said, officers officers determined the vehicle was a 1960 Pontiac, with an aerial that has .coils in the middle. Such an antenna can be slid up or down to get several frequencies frequencies in a band. This indicated to the FBI that the car was owned by a ham radio operator. operator. Of the 1,800 licensed ham radio radio operators in the state, the FBI learned 300 have special auto tags issued for an additional $3. Jack Monscheln, head of the record bureau for the Arizona Highway Patrol, checked the 300 names and found two men had 1960 Pontlacs. One man was 59 and did not ft the robber's description. The other man was 6 feet 4 and had blond hair, description of the robber, Boyle said. The man also had a criminal record. Photographs of Paddock were flown from Chicago and Tucson Tucson by the FBI. Bank employes identified him, Boyle said. A check In Tucson revealed the suspect had gone to Las Vegas.