UPDATE--Joplin Police have arrested 42-year old Paul Dwayne Shoumake of Joplin in connection with a home invasion in Heritage Acres. Papers also will be filed against Shoumake for the Great Southern Bank robbery.
Gauze and tape and a stocking cap seem to be the preferred disguise for this suspect in the Great Southern Bank robbery at 1710 E. 32nd St., Joplin, that occurred at about before 10 a.m. on December 7, 2010. No gun was displayed, nor was it mentioned and no employees or customers were injured. Anyone with information regarding the identity of this man should phone the department at (417) 623-3131. Great Southern Bank is offering a $2000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect in this robbery. A person may also send an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at (417) 782-TIPZ (8479). Tipsters do not have to give their names and could earn a reward up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.