04-22-11 Officers make Quick Arrest after Bank Robbery
Boise, April 22, 2011, 5:10 p.m.- Boise Police
have arrested two men in connection with the robbery of the Key
Bank on the 4900 blk of W. Overland Rd. this morning.
Suspect, Bryan Mark Johnson of Nevada is
charged withtwo counts of robbery, including:
- This morning's Key Bank robbery, 4920 W. Overland Rd.
- April 2, 2011 robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank at 10342 W.
Overland in Boise. See release at:
Boise Police and the FBI are
working together aggressively on this case investigating the
possibility that the suspect Johnson is connected to other bank
robberies in the Western US. Johnson is currently on
federal felony probation and has a history of bank
Arrested: Bryan Mark Johnson, 54,
Charges:Robbery (F) 2 cts, Aggravated
Arrested: Glen Lantis, 65 , Nevada
Charge:Accessory to Robbery (F)
What Happened:Boise Police were called
at 9:06 this morning by employees of the bank on the 4900 blk
Overland Road reporting a robbery that just occurred. Witnesses
said a man walked into the bank and demanded cash. He did not
display a weapon. He was seen leaving the bank on foot with an
undisclosed amount of cash.
Seconds later, police dispatchers
received a second report that a man had pointed a handgun at a man
driving a pick up truck in the parking lot of a business adjacent
to the bank. The description of the both suspects was the same; a
man with a white beard, wearing a dark ball cap and a navy
A Boise Police patrol officer was near
the area when the calls came out. He immediately spotted a man in a
passenger car headed north on Orchard matching the suspect
description. By 9:09 a.m. officers had the vehicle stopped at
gunpoint at the corner of W. Franklin Road and S. Orchard Street.
Two men were inside the car, a sedan with Nevada license plates.
Lantis was the driver. Almost immediately, officers also discovered
evidence they believed linked the two men to the robbery that just
occurred. At this time, the nature of that evidence is not
available for released.
Both men were taken into custody for
questioning. They have both been arrested on the above charges and
are being booked into the Ada County Jail.
Boise, April 22, 9:44 a.m. - Boise Police have two
people in custody following the robbery of the Key Bank on the 4900
blk of Overland Rd.
Officers responded quickly to the call
from bank employees that came into police dispatch at 9:06
a.m. At 9:07 a.m. an officer spotted a man inside a
vehicle matching the suspect description given by witnesses
both inside and outside the bank. The vehicle was a gold sedan with
Nevada license plates. The description of the suspect was a man
with white hair and a white beard wearing a navy sweatshirt and a
Officers stopped the vehicle at gunpoint
just north of the bank near Franklin & Orchard. The two
men inside are being questioned by police at this time. Officers
believe they have further evidence at this time that links the man
inside the vehicle to the robbery.
This incident is under active investigation.
Further information will be released as soon as it's