Eugene Bank Robber Sentenced

EUGENE, Ore. — Jeremie Skordahl was sentenced Wednesday for robbing a bank last November. Detectives say the 33-year-old entered a U.S. Bank on Coburg Road and handed the teller a note demanding money. Skordahl was later seen running through a residential area. Eugene Police arrested him and found nearly $3,000 on him. Skordahl will spend … Continue reading »

FBI Arrests “Tall Man Bandit”

PORTLAND, Ore. — FBI agents arrested a man known as the “Tall Man Bandit” Thursday morning. Chet Evans, 25, was arrested in northeast Portland around 10:45 a.m. and charged with robbery. Evans is accused of robbing the Key Bank branch on Coburg Road in Eugene on Monday, March 18. Investigators also suspect he committed five … Continue reading »

“Tall Man Bandit” Identified

EUGENE, Ore. — The FBI says it now knows who the “tall bandit” is. Investigators say his real name is Chet Evans, and they need your help to find him. They’re offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to his arrest. Evans’s suspected in six robberies, including the Key Bank on Coburg Road on Monday.

“Tall Man Bandit” Hits Bank

EUGENE, Ore. — A bank robber now named the “Tall Man Bandit” hit his sixth bank in Lane County Monday. Eugene police say he showed the teller a note and then left with an undisclosed amount of cash. The FBI says this is the sixth bank he has robbed, so it’s now offering up to … Continue reading »

Alleged Bank Robber Arrested

COBURG, Ore. — A man suspected of robbing a bank in California was arrested after a traffic violation near Coburg. On Wednesday, an OSP trooper stopped James R. Dear on I-5 in Eugene after receiving a complaint about a possible drunk driver. Dear was cited and released and then arrested again the next day when … Continue reading »

Police Search for Bank Robbery Suspect

EUGENE, Ore. — Police are looking for the suspect in a robbery at the US Bank on 7th Avenue in Eugene. At around 9:15 a.m. an unidentified man entered the bank and presented the teller with a note demanding cash. He then left on foot, but police were unable to find him. If you have … Continue reading »

Eugene Police Arrest Alleged Bank Robber

EUGENE, Ore. — Officers arrested a Eugene man suspected of robbing a bank inside an Albertson’s grocery store. Police say Jeremie Wesley Skordahl, 33, robbed the U.S. Bank inside the Albertson’s on Coburg Road Monday morning. Later that afternoon, a resident in the Harlow Road area called police about a man running through backyards. Police … Continue reading »

FBI Searching for Bank Robbery Suspect

EUGENE, Ore. — The FBI wants your help to find the man who robbed a Eugene bank Monday. The robber walked into the Wells Fargo Bank on 7th Avenue and Polk Street just after 4:30 p.m. and used a note to demand cash from the teller. He walked away but hasn’t been caught. Police have … Continue reading »

Bank Robbery Suspect Turns Himself In

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. —   A Creswell man turns himself in to Springfield police Saturday for robbing a bank Friday. Police tried to find Cody Daniel Gordon, 37, at several locations after they believed he robbed Oregon Community Credit Union on Mohawk Boulevard Friday afternoon. Gordon  is now being held at the Lane County Jail.

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