Serial Bank Robber Pleads Guilty
MEDFORD, OR—On Monday, June 29, 2015, Bradley William Monical pled guilty to bank robbery and weapons charges related to a string of armed bank robberies he committed in 2010. Monical pled guilty to three armed bank robberies that occurred in Medford, Klamath Falls and Redmond, Oregon. He also pled guilty to using a firearm in connection with a violent crime based on his use of a handgun in the Medford and Klamath Falls robberies. Monical also pled guilty to three armed bank robberies that occurred in Washington and an additional bank robbery that occurred in Idaho.
Monical was in custody on pending bank robbery charges when he escaped from the Jackson County Jail on November 19, 2012. Monical was later found in Oregon City and was arrested by the United States Marshals. At the time of his arrest, he was found with his girlfriend, Carolyn Gibson. Gibson pled guilty to concealing a person from arrest for providing money and a vehicle for Monical after his escape. Gibson was sentenced to probation on February 2, 2015.
Monical is scheduled to be sentenced on September 23, 2015, before the Honorable Michael McShane.
This case was investigated by the Medford Police Department, the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, the FBI, and the United States Marshals Service, and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Judith R. Harper.