FBI Portland
Beth Anne Steele
(503) 460-8099
October 15, 2014

FBI Offers Up to a $10,000 Reward in Bank Robbery

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Teddy Stivahtis, Jr., charged in the October 13, 2014 robbery of a Chase Bank in Canby. Agents have charged Stivahtis, via criminal complaint, with one federal count of bank robbery.

According to the criminal complaint, Stivahtis walked into the bank branch, which sits inside a Fred Meyer store located at 1401 SE First Avenue in Canby, at about 2:22 p.m. He approached the teller desk, demanded cash, received an undisclosed amount of money, and left. It is unknown what kind of vehicle, if any, he used to leave the scene. No weapon was seen during the course of the robbery.

Gresham Police Department has named Stivahtis as a suspect in the October 10, 2014 stabbing death of Deanna Stivahtis, his aunt.


  • White man
  • Age: 36
  • Height: 5’9”
  • Weight: 165 pounds
  • Eyes: Hazel or blue
  • Hair: Short brown
  • Other: Multiple tattoos on his neck, back and arms

Stivahtis should be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Anyone who believes they are in close proximity to Stivahtis should call 911. Anyone with information about his activities or whereabouts is asked to call the FBI at (503) 224-4181 or the Gresham Police Department at (503) 618-2719.

October 16, 2014 update:

Clear Channel Outdoor has placed Teddy Stivahtis, Jr.’s, information on seven digital billboards in Salem, Hillsboro, and Milwaukie. Clear Channel Outdoor has a national relationship with the FBI to provide digital billboard space in fugitive and missing children cases. The FBI would like to thank Clear Channel Outdoor for its ongoing partnership and assistance.

The billboards can be found at:

  • Lancaster Drive near Manor Drive in Salem (two boards)
  • N. 12th Street near Union Street in Salem (one board)
  • Hwy. 8 near SW 224th in Hillsboro (two boards)
  • Hwy. 26 near SW 185th in Hillsboro (one board)
  • SW McLoughlin Blvd. near Hwy. 224 in Milwaukie (one board)