‘Cooler Bandits’ about more than a famous local crime
By Rich Heldenfels
Beacon Journal popular culture writer
Published: March 25, 2014 - 10:18 PM
| Updated: March 26, 2014 - 12:24 PM
Richard "Poochie" Roderick in a scene from the documentary, The Cooler Bandits. The film follows the lives of Frankie, Donovan, Charlie and Poochie, four friends in Akron, Ohio, who as teens in 1991 committed a series of restaurant robberies and received stiff sentences of up to 500 years in prison.