Media Release: December 30, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 27, 2013
CONTACT: Lieutenant Phil Comstock
On December 27, 2013 at approximately 5:21 PM, a male subject entered the Navy Federal Credit Union at 1140 Galaxy Drive N.E. and approached an employee, implied he had a weapon and demanded cash. The suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of currency, then fled the bank on foot. A physical description of the suspect was provided to responding officers. A vehicle believed to have transported the suspect was located at 5:39 PM travelling in the 7800 block of Mullen Road S.E. and officers conducted a traffic stop and two occupants were taken into custody.
Lacey Officers and Detectives have impounded the vehicle for further investigation and Detectives are continuing the investigation at the bank.
Two suspects have been taken into custody and will be booked into the Thurston County Jail for 1st degree armed robbery.
They are identified as: Johnathan Watson a 55 year old Seattle resident
Earl Alexander a 54 year old Yakima resident
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