US Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

Brian Joseph Sutton bank robbery

On Friday March 6, 2015, Portland Police officers responded to the U.S. Bank branch located at 636 SE Grand Avenue on the report of a bank robbery.

Officers arrived in the area and spoke to employees who told police that the suspect used a demand note and obtained cash before fleeing the area.

Robbery detectives and Special Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) conducted investigative follow-up, identifying 28-year-old Brian Joseph Sutton as the suspect.

Investigators obtained an arrest warrant on Wednesday March 11 and within an hour, a Behavioral Health Unit (BHU) officer responded to a welfare check in the 8100 block of Southeast Division Street.

Brian Sutton
Brian Joseph Sutton

The officer contacted a man, later identified as Sutton, and determined he had an outstanding warrant for bank robbery.

Sutton was arrested and booked into the Multnomah County Jail on a Federal Hold.

Anyone with information about this bank robbery is asked to contact Detective Brett Hawkinson at (503) 823-1080, [email protected]; or, the Portland office of the F.B.I. at (503) 224-4181.




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