Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Bank Rewards

Bank Rewards

Boise, April 18, 2006 – Boise area banks continue to work closely with Boise Police to help find those responsible for recent bank robberies.

Now two banks, Wells Fargo and Key Bank, are offering a reward of up to $6,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction of suspects responsible for the following bank robberies.

- April 14th of the Wells Fargo bank on State.

- February 10th at the Wells Fargo bank on Westgate.

- March 17th at the Key bank on Broadway

- March 27th of the Key bank on Overland.

Anyone with any information is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 343-COPS.

Background:

-The description for the April 14th Wells Fargo robbery on State is a white male 5'5 to 5'6 with a thin build wearing a baggy dark colored sweater with stripes and baggy pants, possibly docker style cargo pants.

-The suspect description for the February 10th Wells Fargo robbery on Westgate is a white male roughly 25 years of age, 5'5 to 5'8, 130 to 150 lbs. He had on a hooded sweat shirt, denim pants, and white athletic type shoes. Gloves and a full face ski mask.

-The suspect description from the March 17th Key Bank robbery on Broadway is described as a white male with a dark, tan complection, approx. 5' 9" tall, medium build, mid- 20's, wearing a grey ski cap, a hooded sweatshirt, jeans, and Nike tennis shoes.

-The suspect description for the March 27th Key Bank Robbery on Overland is as follows. Suspects described a white male, roughly 30's, 5'08 to 5'11, 170 lbs with a medium build. Dark eyes and unknown hair color. The suspect was wearing a dark blue or black mask with large eye holes, blue jacket with a gray or white color, faded black blue jeans and white tennis shoes.

Detectives cannot say if the two robberies are connected. Officers are hopeful that the reward may bring forward information that will lead to an arrest and conviction.