On January 13, 2023, Key Bank notified law enforcement that a bank robbery had just occurred at their W. 11th Avenue branch, 2829 W. 11th Avenue. It was learned the suspect entered the Key Bank and received an undisclosed amount of cash before fleeing the area. It was later learned that a few hours prior, a bank robbery had occurred in Salem, Oregon.
Detectives from the Eugene Police Financial Crimes Unit responded to the scene and conducted the investigation. Within hours, they were able to identify the suspect of both bank robberies as Kenneth Dewain Stone, age 59, of Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Stone has a previous history of robberies and was sentenced in federal court to 100 months in prison.
On January 23, 2023, with the help of the US Marshals Service, Stone was located in Louisiana and arrested without incident. The case has been referred to the FBI (Case 23-00650).