Crime Stoppers Featured Case #13-34 "Short Stack Bandit"

Crime Stoppers Featured Case #13-34 "Short Stack Bandit"

December 04, 2013 22:16


Portland Police Bureau Robbery detectives, in cooperation with Crime Stoppers of Oregon, are asking for the public's help in identifying a bank robbery suspect nicknamed the "Short Stack Bandit."

On Wednesday December 4, 2013, at 10:17 a.m., North Precinct officers responded to the report of a bank robbery at the Umpqua Bank branch located at 1448 Northeast Weidler Street.

Officers arrived in the area and contacted employees who told police that the suspect presented a demand note for money. After obtaining an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect left the bank and was last seen on Northeast 15th Avenue.

Several officers searched the area for the suspect but did not locate anyone matching his description.

The suspect is described as a white or light-skinned Hispanic male in his early 20s, 5'8" tall, medium build, light facial hair, wearing a dark-colored baseball cap, dark jacket with a hood, a red shirt, and dark-colored pants.

A similarly described suspect robbed the Wells Fargo Bank branch located at 5730 Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and the Albina Community Bank located at 2002 Northeast Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard on Tuesday December 4, 2013.

Robbery detectives have nicknamed the suspect "Short Stack Bandit" and have released surveillance images to assist the public in identifying him to police.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information, reported to Crime Stoppers, that leads to an arrest in this case, or any unsolved felony, and you can remain anonymous.

Leave a Crime Stoppers tip online at text CRIMES (274637) and in the subject line put 823HELP, followed by your tip, or call 503-823-HELP (4357) and leave your tip information.

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Det. Brett Hawkinson
Portland Police Bureau
(503) 823-01080




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