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4 Men Arrested In Connection To Two Bank Robberies

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After thorough investigation and relentless follow up, Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives have arrested four people believed to be connected to two bank robberies in the Garland District After thorough investigation and relentless follow up, Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives have arrested four people believed to be connected to two bank robberies in the Garland District
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The robberies occurred within weeks of each other. The first on happened at the US Bank on N. Lincoln on December 20th, 2013, and the second happened on January 3rd, 2014 at the Washington Trust Bank on N. Maple. 

Over the weekend, detectives developed information about the getaway car, a silver Dodge Durango. Within hours, four suspects were in custody. Those suspects were identified in a press release sent out on Monday as:
  • 23-year-old Adrian Morris
  • 24-year-old Darren Morris, Jr. 
  • 28-year-old Tyree Wortham
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Police say all of the men are known to law enforcement throughout various parts of the country. Jones has 4 prior felony convictions that include Assault, Robbery, Riot with a Deadly Weapon, and Harassment. 

Both Adrian Morris and Darren Morris Jr. were arrested a house in the 800 block of W. Cora. A search warrant was then executed at the house and detectives found a handgun. 

Detectives later arrested Wortham at a house in the 4000 block of N. Post, and actually were able to catch up with John Jones at the Spokane Arena where he was attending the Chiefs game. 

The Spokane Police Department stated that in both bank robberies, the suspects displayed "very aggressive behavior" and threatened those inside with guns. They want to thank the community for their assistance and tips in apprehending the suspects. 


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