On Friday, January 6, 2023 at 3:47 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to Chase Bank located at 6025 Eastex in reference to a bank robbery. Prior to officers arrival, the suspect fled in a vehicle, which witnesses were able to give a description including the license plate. At 4:10 p.m., BPD detectives were responding to the robbery and located the suspect vehicle at 2015 N. 11th St. The suspect was taken into custody without incident and transported to BPD to speak with detectives.
The suspect was identified as Michal Raymond Karras, a 64 year old Houston resident (pictured below). After speaking with detectives, Karras was placed under arrest for Robbery and transported to the Jefferson County Jail. Judge Collins set bond at $500,000.