Thursday, January 23, 2014

Orange is the New Black: Boise Bank Robbery Suspect Trades Jacket and Tie for Jail Attire

Posted By on Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 12:39 PM

Daniel Fisher, 42, is charged with felony robbery.

Boise Police arrested someone described as "a well dressed man" at an airport motel Jan. 22, hours after he allegedly robbed a Boise bank.

The heist occurred at approximately 1:30 p.m. at the Chase Bank branch inside the Fred Meyer store at Franklin Road and Orchard Street. That's where bank employees said a a man, wearing a dark-colored sport coat, slacks and tie walked up to the counter, made threatening statements to a teller and demanded cash.

The suspect was seen riding away on a bicycle with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Later that evening, a tip pointed officers to a a motel near the Boise Airport, where they found 42-year-old Daniel Fisher of Boise. Fisher  was taken into custody and later booked into the Ada County Jail on a felony charge of robbery.

Fisher's new wardrobe is orange, compliments of the jail.

"Getting the suspect identified so quickly was key in locating him and making this arrest," said Sgt. Mark Barnett of the Boise Police Violent Crimes Unit. "From the bank and store employees, to the officers involved and citizens sharing the information, a lot of people and some fast work went into finding the suspect."


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