Everett Police Release Video of Bank ATM Torch Attempt

May 31, 2017

Police Blotter

The video is a bit jerky but here is a look at the two guys who tried to use a torch to break into the ATM at Coastal Community Bank near Silver Lake Tuesday morning.

Here is a still frame from the video. If you know the location of these guys there is a reward through Crime Stoppers. Here’s the latest info from Everett Police.

At about 6 a.m. on May 30th, Everett Fire responded to the Coastal Community Bank (10520 19th Ave SE) on the report of a fire alarm. A fire had started inside the business when someone used a cutting tool to access the ATM. Property damage has been estimated at over $35,000 for the burnt cash, broken ATM, and building repairs.
Detectives identified the two suspects as Eli Steen (Monster jacket) and Jason Kovar. Both are 31 years-old, from Everett, and have probable cause for arrest on arson and burglary charges. Additionally, the two are wanted for questioning on several commercial burglaries throughout Snohomish County.

ATM torch

Big reward for these two. Click photo to enlarge..

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