A bank robber police say struck twice in the Tri-Cities is behind bars after he was caught following a third robbery.
Yakima County sheriff’s deputies and the Washington State Patrol nabbed Moises Marquez, 28, of Prosser, following a Dec. 4 bank robbery in Granger, police said.
Marquez was wanted for robbing the same U.S. Bank branch at least once in August, according to the Yakima Herald-Republic.
Investigators say that on Nov. 18, Marquez robbed the Gesa Credit Union on Huntington Street in Kennewick. Two days later, he robbed Yakima Federal Savings on Court Street in Pasco.
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Each time, Marquez handed the teller a note demanding cash.
Kennewick police said investigators in Sunnyside and Yakima County told them about the possible connection to a pair of robberies that occured in the Tri-Cities in mid-November.
Detectives say they have evidence linking Marquez to the Gesa robbery.