FBI Portland
Beth Anne Steele
(503) 460-8099
February 27, 2019

FBI Seeking Information in Marion County Bank Robbery

The FBI is investigating a car of interest in the recent bank robbery at the Umpqua Bank branch located at 113 South Main Street in Jefferson, Oregon. On February 5, 2019, a man walked into the branch, approached the teller desk while displaying a weapon, and demanded cash from three tellers. The car of interest was seen before and after the robbery driving through downtown Jefferson and on Highway 99 East. Investigators believe the car is a gray Mazda four-door with a spoiler on the back.

Witnesses describe the robber as a:

  • White man
  • Height: 5'9” to 6'0”
  • Weight: 160 to 200 pounds
  • Clothing: The suspect was wearing a hooded black and light blue two-toned raingear-type top with light-colored pants tucked into black rubber over-boots and a black full-face covering. The suspect wore a black ski glove on his left hand and carried a blue bag.
  • Weapon: The suspect had a pistol that was covered in a plastic bag.

The wanted poster for this suspect can be found on the FBI’s Unknown Bank Robber website at https://bankrobbers.fbi.gov/robbers-container/2019-02-08.0133058819

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the FBI at (503) 362-6601 in Salem, at (503) 224-4181 in Portland, or the Marion County Sheriff’s Office at (503) 540-8079.