Are you able to assist us ID the ‘Moto Bandit’? Sheriff’s Workplace seeks suspect, acquaintance following housebreaking spree at native eating places, pub
PHOTOS AND VIDEO: ‘Moto Bandit’ break-ins (.mp4 format) and photographs of suspect and acquaintance:
The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Workplace is asking for the general public’s assist to ID a motorcyclist/burglar dubbed the “Moto Bandit,” in addition to a lady seen with him the day earlier than one among his crimes.
The Moto Bandit is believed to be concerned in a number of late-night burglaries and tried ATM break-ins at a number of eating places and a pub in Clackamas County.
The Moto Bandit been caught on video patronizing a minimum of one sufferer institution beforehand. The Moto Bandit then breaks open a window or glass door at every sufferer enterprise within the early morning. On two events after coming into by means of that damaged window, he makes failed makes an attempt to interrupt into ATM machines utilizing an angle grinder earlier than fleeing the scene on a Harley Road Glide bike.
Surveillance footage of the 2 suspects was obtained by working with the victimized companies.
FOUR CASES WITH A COMMON M.O.
Detectives are presently investigating three Moto Bandit circumstances:
1. WEST LINN PD CASE # 21-002069:
PHILADELPHIA’S STEAKS & HOAGIES
On Sunday, April 4, 2021, the Moto Bandit struck round 2 a.m. on the Philadelphia’s Steaks & Hoagies (18625 Willamette Drive, West Linn). The Moto Bandit (sporting a particular bucket-style helmet) rode a black 2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide bike to the situation, eliminated two electrical meters from exterior the enterprise in an try to disable its safety techniques, and left. He then returned at 4 a.m., smashed within the entrance door of the sandwich restaurant with a hammer. He was captured by a surveillance digital camera leaving the world round 4:24 a.m. on his bike. It seems the morning bread supply truck driver arrived on the restaurant, dissuading the Moto Bandit from coming into the enterprise to complete the job.
After reviewing surveillance footage and interviewing the enterprise proprietor, authorities consider the Moto Bandit was on the restaurant round 6:30 p.m. the earlier night (Saturday, April 3). A feminine acquaintance rode to the situation on the again of the suspect’s bike. As seen within the video, the Moto Bandit modified shirts and entered the enterprise, checking home windows and doorways earlier than leaving the enterprise with the lady. Images of the 2 are here.
2. CCSO CASE # 21-006831:
Lower than two hours later — someday round 5:45 a.m. a.m. on April 4 — the Moto Bandit struck once more, this time on the Elmer’s restaurant situated at 16087 SE 82nd Dr. in Clackamas.
The Elmer’s is 6.8 miles away from the earlier housebreaking location — about 11 minutes’ drive.
On this case, the Moto Bandit — sporting heavy clothes, a face masking, and the identical distinctive helmet worn in the course of the Philadelphia’s housebreaking — arrived on the Elmer’s on the identical bike and entered the restaurant by breaking open a lounge window. The suspect then used an angle grinder (a small electrical noticed) to chop open an ATM contained in the restaurant earlier than leaving the scene. He did not safe any money from the ATM.
Along with the harm to the ATM machine, the Moto Bandit is estimated to have prompted $1,000 harm to the restaurant.
3. CCSO CASE # 21-007485:
On Tuesday, April 13, 2021, shortly earlier than 3 a.m., the Moto Bandit hit Chester’s Pub, situated at 31293 SE Hwy. 26 in Boring.
As seen within the surveillance video, the suspect arrived on the pub on the pub at 2:47 a.m. on his bike, then broke in by means of a window, inflicting $800 in harm. He then entered the restaurant and once more used an angle grinder to chop into the aspect of an ATM in a failed try to get into the money field, inflicting a further estimated $200 in harm to the machine.
As seen within the video, after an alarm sounds, the Moto Bandit flees the pub earlier than he can extract any money from the ATM.
The suspect was as soon as once more sporting a bucket-style helmet, in addition to goggles, a black face masks, a leather-based vest, a black hooded sweatshirt, gloves, and light-weight blue denims.
4. CCSO CASE # 21-008824:
(preliminary investigation signifies that is probably associated to the Moto Bandit)
On Thursday, April 29, 2021, at about 11:30 p.m., it seems the Moto Bandit hit the Elmer’s restaurant situated at 16087 SE 82nd Dr. in Clackamas for a second time.
A Clackamas County deputy responding to a late-night alarm on the restaurant, noticed a Harley-style bike fleeing the parking zone at a excessive price of velocity.
The deputy was conversant in the earlier burglaries and the suspect description. Believing this was the Moto Bandit, he gave chase. The chase went north on I-205 from 82nd Drive. The deputy was capable of see there was a feminine passenger on the bike and stopped pursuing out of warning for her security.
The preliminary investigation has revealed the suspect on this case matches the identical description because the Moto Bandit. The male suspect entered the situation and utilized an angle grinder and tried to chop into the ATM inflicting intensive harm to the machine.
SHERIFF’S OFFICE ASKS FOR TIPS TO ID SUSPECT, ACQUAINTANCE
Detectives are helping Patrol deputies on this brazen crime spree.
The male suspect is described as a white male, 30-42 years outdated, standing 5’10” to six toes tall and weighing 185-240 lbs., with brown hair. Throughout the fee of his crimes he has been seen sporting blue denims, a heavy pink flannel shirt or jacket beneath a black leather-based vest with two zippers on the entrance, and his distinctive bucket-style helmet. Throughout the fee of his crimes he additionally wears goggles. He may additionally be in possession of a small angle grinder. He rides a black 2017 Harley-Davidson Road Glide bike. A North Face backpack could also be secured to the again of the bike with pink bungee netting.
The buddy seen with the Moto Bandit on April 3 is described as a white feminine in her 20s or 30s with mild brown hair.
Images of the suspect and buddy are here.
Anybody who acknowledges the suspect, his buddy, or has data about these crimes is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Workplace Tip Line — by cellphone at 503-723-4949 or through the use of the net e mail kind at https://www.clackamas.us/sheriff/tip . Please reference CCSO Case #s 21-006831, 21-007485 and 21-008824.
Sgt. Marcus Mendoza
Clackamas County Sheriff’s Workplace
Public Data Unit