Police Say Umpqua Bank Robbery Suspect Apprehended

MEDFORD, Ore. — The man police believe is responsible for last Friday’s Umpqua Bank robbery is now behind bars.

This afternoon police arrested 56-year-old Quelma Morey after they received a tip. Police believe Morey is connected to Friday’s bank robbery as well as another robbery that took place just after 1 p.m. on Friday.

During their investigation police say they also recovered evidence of the robberies at Morey’s home.  Morey is facing robbery and theft charges.

Below are surveillance photos that police say are from a different business that the suspect is believed to have robbed before the bank.