February 6, 2019

Bank Robbery Suspect in Custody

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33-year-old Jonathan Faires has been arrested for this robbery. Faires has also been linked to four other robberies, and one attempted robbery, at banks within the Sacramento area. The most recent incident occurred on January 21, 2020 in the 1100 block of Alhambra Boulevard.

This is an example of a great collaboration between SPD detectives, SPD Central Command POP Officers, and the FBI. Excellent work by all !!


A bank robbery occurred Tuesday afternoon, at the Citi Bank, on Alhambra, in East Sacramento.

"Today at around 11:45 a.m. officers responded to the 1100 block of Alhambra Boulevard regarding a robbery that had occurred at a bank," said Officer Karl Chan, Spokesperson for the Sacramento Police Department. "Officers arrived on scene and determined that a male suspect entered the bank and demanded money.  The suspect then fled the scene with an undetermined amount of money.  There were no injuries to any patrons or employees.  Detectives responded to the scene and are taking over the investigation.  The FBI has been notified as is protocol with all bank robberies."

" This bank was the victim of another robbery that occurred on  January 8th, 2020 at approximately 2 p.m.  The circumstances were similar where a male suspect entered the bank and demanded money. There were no injuries with that incident as well," Chan stated.

"Detectives will be working to see if the robberies are connected.  We are urging anybody with any information to contact our dispatch center, (916) 264-5471.  Tips can also be submitted via Sacramento Valley Crime Stoppers at (916) 443-HELP (4357). Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.  Anonymous tips can also be submitted using the free “P3 Tips” smartphone app. "

The suspect left the bank on an Uber Jump bike, according to reports. We are told the suspect was wearing a white mask and no weapons were involved.

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