Robbery Suspect, Timothy Lamere, Taken Into Custody Without Incident

Cpl. Teresa Fuller

Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 9:21 p.m.

The Spokane Police Department Patrol Anti-Crime Team (PACT) took a wanted robbery suspect into custody this evening. Timothy J Lamere (53) was taken into custody without incident and was booked into jail for 1st Degree Robbery.

This evening, July 22, 2018, just before 6:00pm, the PACT team located Lamere at the Shadle shopping center in the 2300 block of west Wellesley. Sgt. Eckersley, of the PACT team, received the tip that Lamere was there from a very astute Loss Prevention Officer at the Shadle Wal-Mart. Lamere was taken into custody without incident. He was wanted in connection to the July 6th robbery of the Washington Trust Bank located at Ruby and Indiana.

It was also determined he was a suspect in a second robbery that occurred July 17, 2018, just after 7:00pm at the US Bank inside Albertson’s Grocery Store in the 6500 block of north Nevada. The suspect description was similar to that of the suspect’s in the Washington Trust robbery. Major Crimes investigators were able connect Lamere to both crimes.

Lamere will make his first court appearance on these charges at 1:30pm tomorrow afternoon.

As always, we greatly appreciate our community’s vigilance, especially when it comes to helping us taking violent criminals off the streets of Spokane. Thanks to the Wal-Mart LPO for the assist today!

Original Releases:

July 18, 2018

Spokane Police Department asks for your help locating a person with an outstanding warrant for Robbery 1st Degree.

The Spokane Police Department is asking for the community’s help in locating 53 year old Timothy J. Lamere who has a warrant for Robbery 1st Degree. Lamere’s warrant is a result of the Washington Trust Bank robbery investigation on July 6th, 2018.

Keep in mind Lamere may or may not have facial hair and his hair length could be different than pictured. He is 6’01”, around 175 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

If you know the location of Lamere please call Crime Check at (509)456-2233 and reference incident #2018-20130076.

July 6, 2018

Spokane Police are investigating a robbery at the Washington Trust Bank located near E. Indiana Ave. / N .Ruby St. The incident occurred just after 4:45PM. The suspect left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money. A photograph of the suspect is being sent out, and anyone with suspect information is asked to call Crime Check at (509)456-2233.

Today, July 6th, just after 4:45PM, Spokane Police received the report of a robbery at the Washington Trust Bank located near E. Indiana Ave. / N. Ruby St. The suspect entered the bank, implied he had a weapon, and demanded money. The suspect left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Officers arrived within minutes, set up a perimeter, and tracked with a K9. Officers have not located the suspect at this time. Officers are still on scene gathering evidence, and looking for surveillance cameras in the area which captured the suspects exit. Spokane Police are releasing the photographs from the Washington Trust Bank surveillance video showing the suspect.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, between 5’08” and 5’09”, average build, with long brown hair, a brown and grey goatee and mustache, wearing a red and white trucker style cap, black shirt, blue jeans, with numerous rings on his fingers, and tattoos on his arms.

Anyone who is able to identify the suspect, or has information regarding the robbery, is asked to call Crime Check at (509)456-2233.

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