Espresso Stand Robbery Suspect Arrested

January 17, 2017

Everett, Police Blotter

Editor’s Update Wednesday Jan 18 2:45 PM: A Snohomish County District Court Judge today found there was probable cause to hold a 30-year-old Everett man on $100,000.00 bond on multiple counts of 1st degree robbery during robberies and attempts at multiple espresso stands earlier this month. The attorney for the man tried to argue that because no weapon was seen, not even an outline, that the crimes should be considered 2nd degree robbery. The judge ruled four different times that the level of the crimes was 1st degree. The judge said the man was implying he had a weapon by his words, gestures and confession to police. The fact that no gun was located didn’t change how the barista felt during the robbery. It will now be up to Prosecutors to file formal charges against the man within 3 days.

Editor’s Update Wednesday Jan 18th 9:10 AM: A 30-year-old man from Everett will make his first court appearance this afternoon at a probable cause hearing. According to reports establishing probable cause obtained by MyEverettNews.com the man is suspected of robbing the Columbia Bank on Lincoln street in Snohomish on Tuesday. He was arrested by Everett Police after coming out of an apartment on Lombard in Everett shortly after the bank robbery. He’d reportedly been identified by family members and police had been trying to keep up with him since Saturday. He was interviewed by detectives from several police agencies yesterday after his arrest and reportedly confessed to a half-dozen Espresso Stand robberies as well as the bank robbery.

8:25PM Update: Everett Police just released the following additional information…

Since the initial espresso stands were robbed in Everett, detectives have investigated the cases and worked to identify a suspect. On the 14th, two people saw local news coverage and provided information that identified a possible male suspect and his vehicle which matched descriptions from several robberies.
As detectives gathered evidence, the Columbia Bank in Snohomish, WA was robbed earlier today. It was believed the suspect was responsible.

This afternoon, the suspect was arrested and interviewed by detectives where he admitted to robbing the bank and espresso stands. The suspect has been booked into the Snohomish County Jail on multiple counts of robbery (RCW 9A.56.200.1A).

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Everett Police impounded this car in connection to the case Tuesday afternoon.

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This is one of 3 Everett Espresso stands robbed within a week’s time.

This afternoon Everett police arrested a suspect believed to be involved in espresso stand robberies in Everett and Arlington.

Everett Police had multiple officers working on the case and they arrested a man and impounded the car he was associated with around 3:30 this afternoon (Tues). The car was towed to the police impound lot to await a search warrant and the man taken in for questioning at the Everett Police north precinct.

About 6:15 PM the man was booked by Everett Police into the Snohomish County Jail on multiple counts of 1st degree robbery. He is expected to make his first court appearance tomorrow afternoon.

We’re waiting on more details from Everett Police.


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