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Arrest warrant issued for Kitsap County bank robbery suspect

Post by Stephanie A. Clark on May 1, 2010 at 10:43 am with No Comments »
May 1, 2010 10:43 am

The Kitsap County Sheriff’s office has identified and issued an arrest warrant for a man wanted in a recent bank robbery in Bremerton. Scott Morgan, 29, is suspected of robbing a Bank of American Branch last week.

Read the complete bulletin released by the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office on Friday:

Port Orchard, Wash. — Kitsap County Sheriff’s detectives have identified a suspect in a recent bank robbery in East Bremerton. A warrant has been issued for his arrest.

Name: Scott Richard Morgan, age 29.

Description: white male, 5’ 08” ht., 180 lbs. wt., red hair, brown eyes.

Residence: Morgan has previously lived at addresses in South Kitsap, Bremerton and East Bremerton.

Warrant: an arrest warrant for Morgan for robbery, 2nd degree, was issued Wednesday, April 28, by Kitsap County District Court. Bail: $100,000.

The robbery occurred around 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, April 21, at the Bank of America branch office located in Redwood Plaza at 1600 NE Riddell Road in East Bremerton.

According to witnesses, Morgan stepped up to a teller’s position and handed a note to a bank employee demanding money. The note stated that he had a gun, however none was displayed.

After taking an undisclosed amount of money from the bank teller, Morgan was last seen leaving the bank on foot, heading northbound.

At the time of the robbery, Sheriff’s detectives provided a description of the suspect as:

White male, 25 to 30 years of age.

5’ 06” to 5’ 08” in height, thin build, reddish-colored hair with some facial hair.

Wearing a dark-colored jacket with a light-colored hooded sweatshirt underneath the jacket, a red-colored shirt, blue jeans, white-colored athletic shoes and a dark-colored hat.

Photographs depicting Morgan inside the bank are attached (below). The photographs were obtained from the bank’s video surveillance system.

Persons with information about Morgan and his whereabouts are requested to contact Sheriff’s Detective Lissa Gundrum at (360) 337-5669 or Detective Lori Blankenship at (360) 337-5615.

Those wishing to remain anonymous may contact Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Bank robbery suspect Scott Richard Morgan (Courtesy Kitsap County Sheriff's Office)
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