FBI Portland
Beth Anne Steele
(503) 460-8099
February 6, 2017

FBI Offers Reward of up to $3,000 for Serial Bank Robber: Man Believed Responsible for at Least Five Robberies

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of a suspected five-time bank robber. He generally walks into a bank branch, approaches the teller, demands cash, gets cash, and leaves on foot.

Witnesses describe the man as:

  • White
  • Age: 35—50 years old
  • Height: 5'6”—5'8”
  • Weight: 150 pounds
  • Build: Average
  • Hair/Face: gray goatee with sunken cheeks
  • Clothing: In some of the robberies, the suspect has worn a baseball cap over a stocking cap. In one case, the cap said “FBI".

FBI Agents and local detectives believe this suspect is armed and dangerous. They are investigating his role in the following robberies:

  • 12/21/2016 -- Chase Bank, 111 S. State Street, Lake Oswego
  • 1/10/2017 -- Chase Bank, 1675 N. Highway 99W, McMinnville
  • 1/19/2017 -- Chase Bank, 480 Glen Creek Road NW, Salem
  • 1/24/2017 -- OnPoint Community Credit Union, 2430 NE McDonald Lane, McMinnville
  • 2/3/2017 -- First Federal Savings and Loan, 121 N. Edwards Street, Newberg

Anyone with information about this robber is asked to call:

  • FBI in Salem -- (503) 362-6601 (press option 3) -- normal business hours
  • FBI in Portland -- (503) 224-4181 -- 24 hours a day

The FBI wanted flyer can be found at https://bankrobbers.fbi.gov/robbers-container/2017-02-02.8865941169