DISCLAIMER: All criminal suspects are assumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.
After committing his first bank robbery on June 29. the FBI in Houston named Johnson as the “Big Shades Bandit” during the initial efforts in determining his identity. Houston Police Robbery Detectives attached to an FBI task force conducted a follow up investigation where Malik Johnson was identified and subsequently charged as the suspect in the robberies. Houston PD #859280-22, #1379873-22, and #15759709-22
Dimitrius Madison (17) and Luis Montes (20) are charged with aggravated robbery in the 208th DC while the four juveniles, two males (14 and 16 years old) and two females (15 and 16 years old) have been referred to Harris County Juvenile Probation authorities on charges of aggravated robbery.
NOTE: The booking photos of the adult male suspects are being withheld due to an active investigation of the suspects, who are believed to be responsible for a series of aggravated robberies, committed in a similar manner as listed above.
Summary of facts:
On October 2, Flythe pointed a handgun at a female victim, who was selling a pet snake, in an apartment complex parking lot at 9400 Clearwood. Flyth fled the location after the victim threw the snake back into her vehicle. (Released publicly on Oct. 19 video: https://youtu.be/SMhiLUtGNME). A follow up investigation was conducted by a Houston Police Robbery Detective, where Flythe was identified and then charged on November 7 with aggravated robbery in this case. Houston PD #1330420-22
On October 5, Flythe pointed a handgun at another victim at an apartment complex at 10900 Gulf Freeway and stole the victim’s property. A follow up investigation was also conducted by a Houston Police Robbery Detective, where Flythe was identified and charged on October 15 with aggravated robbery in this case. At the time that Flyth was charged in these cases, he was already in the Harris County jail in a separate case. Houston PD #1342590-22