Veneta man in custody for West 18th Avenue US Bank robbery

Police said the robbery does not appear to be connected to other recent bank robberies in the area.

Posted: Jul. 17, 2018 4:38 PM

EUGENE, Ore. -- A Veneta man is in custody in connection to a bank robbery that happened Saturday afternoon.

William Newman, 55, was arrested Sunday, police said.

He is accused of walking into the U.S. Bank inside Albertson’s on West 18th Avenue around 3 p.m. Officers said Newman used a note to rob the bank.

Police said the robbery does not appear to be connected to other recent bank robberies in the area.

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