Where's Waldo bank bandit suspect arrested

Where's Waldo bank bandit suspect arrested

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by David Krough

kgw.com

Posted on September 27, 2010 at 7:51 AM

Updated Monday, Sep 27 at 11:38 AM

TUALATIN, Ore. -- The suspect named the "Where's Waldo" bank bandit was behind bars Sunday after his Friday arrest in a Eugene hospital.

Ryan Homsley, 29, was arrested at 2 p.m. where he was hospitalized since Thursday, the FBI said. Homsley suffers from diabetes and has a drug problem, his brother Noah Homsley said, adding that Ryan was at a hospital in Eugene.

Records show he was booked into the Lane County jail Saturday. He was being held without bail on a U.S. Marshal's hold.

The FBI did not give any more information on his condition and said Homsley would face a judge for a federal bank robbery charge once he was released.

Homsley was the suspect in a bank holdup involving a bomb threat near Bridgeport Village Tuesday.

Tualatin detectives said Homsley walked over to a table carrying a small box. He demanded cash, then threatened that he had an explosive device and walked out. No other customers were in the bank at the time, said police, who later determined the box contained no explosives.

Around 6 p.m.Wednesday, on Homsley's Facebook page was an update stating "im now a bank robber (sic)" along with a link posted to the KGW.com story. No stores in Bridgeport Village were evacuated. However, some stores and businesses across the street were cleared out while police investigated.

Noah Homsley, aka Pork Chop, said his brother has a serious drug problem and is out of control. He said his brother is also a severe diabetic.

Ryan's latest Facebook posting said he was headed to Seattle. There were evacuations of nearby businesses and road closures for several hours after the bank robbery.

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