Tag Archives: armed robbery

February 27, 2013

On Monday, February 18th, at 1:30 p.m., Young’s Teriyaki Restaurant in Yelm was robbed. The suspect displayed a silver handgun and demanded money.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 6-foot, 200 lbs, mid 30s to early 40s. He wore a dark hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

January 16, 2013

On January 15th just before 6:00 p.m., a bank robbery occurred at the Wells Fargo Bank, 1419 Marvin Road NE.

The suspect displayed a handgun and demanded money. He is described as a white male, 6-3, wearing a mask, light color pants, and dark puffy ski coat.

January 9, 2013

On January 1st, at about 7 p.m., the Lacey Cross medical marijuana store was held up by two suspects armed with weapons.

One male displayed a pump style sawed off shotgun and demanded cash and marijuana.

Suspect #1 was a black male, 6-foot, 200 lbs, mid 20’s with short hair, hazel eyes, and freckles on his face. Suspect #2 was a black male, 5-11, 165 lbs, early 20s, with short black hair.

November 28, 2012

On Friday, November 23rd, at about 8:30 p.m., a robbery occurred at the Pho Vy Restaurant in the 900 block of Sleater Kinney SE.

Two 40-year-old Asian males speaking fluent Vietnamese entered and asked if they were open. They pulled their shirts over their faces and struck an employee with a semi automatic gun. The suspects demanded money, jewelry and cell phones. They then forced the employees into a closet and left.

November 21, 2012

On Monday, November 19th, just after 7:00 a.m., an armed robbery occurred at the Scattercreek rest area on northbound I-5, mile post 91.

The suspect produced a small black semi auto handgun and demanded the victim’s wallet. He is an Hispanic male in his 20s, 5-8 to 5-11, wearing all black with a black ski mask. He spoke English poorly. He is believed to have fled in a dark older Honda Civic with a dim passenger side tail light and tinted rear window with decal across top.

August 29, 2012

On Thursday, August 23, at approximately 1:00 p.m., a homeowner heard knocking at her door. When she failed to answer it, the front door was forced open. She was confronted by a male in his late 20s, 5-9, 140, wearing a gray zip up hoodie, red shirt with black stripes, dark color basketball shorts, and basketball shoes. He had large black ink tattoo lettering on his neck. She believed him to be Native American. The suspect threatened the homeowner, demanding gold, jewelry and cash. He carried a pry bar and implied he had a gun.

August 15, 2012

On August 8th, close to 8 p.m., the Union Mills Grocery Store on Pacific Avenue SE was robbed. The suspect displayed a small caliber handgun.

The suspect is a white male in his late teens or early 20s, 5-7 to 5-09, thin build. He wore a black bandana with white design over his face, black hooded sweatshirt with white writing on front, and baggy jeans. He left in a brown or gold passenger car.

July 11, 2012

On Thursday, June 28th, an armed robbery occurred at the American Gold store on Black Lake Boulevard. A white full-size van pulled up to the front door and the suspect exited the passenger side. The suspect was wearing construction gear with orange vest and breathing apparatus. The suspect produced a handgun and zip tied the employee.

The suspect is described as a white male or a female dressed as a male, 5-9 to 6-foot, 30’s. The suspect wore a yellow hard hat, orange vest, long sleeve white shirt, and blue jeans. The vehicle was a white Ford Econoline with no rear windows or markings.