PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland Police say they’ve arrested a serial bank robber dubbed “The Lazy Leprechaun.”
KATU-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2y6mtnO ) that officials are reporting that 35-year-old Eric B. Smotherman robbed the KeyBank on northeast Broadway Friday afternoon.
He was arrested shortly after during a traffic stop, when police spotted a realistic-looking replica firearm in his car.
Smoherman was placed on a U.S. Marshal’s hold at Multnomah County Jail for a charge of bank robbery and second-degree theft.
Police say more charges are likely for similar alleged crimes.
It was not immediately known if Smotherman has a lawyer.
Information from: KATU-TV, http://www.katu.com/