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Forest Grove bank robbery suspect arrested

HartungAfter nearly a four-month investigation by Forest Grove Police detectives and investigators with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, 35-year-old Carissa Rachel Hartung was charged Monday in connection with the robbery of the Forest Grove Wells Fargo Bank earlier this year, according to Capt. Mike Herb of the FGPD. Hartung, who is listed as transient but with connections in Forest Grove, is accused of entering the Wells Fargo Bank located at 1905 Pacific Avenue on Jan. 12 and passing a demand note. Hartung was arrested by a Forest Grove Police detective in Portland on an unrelated charge April 29. On May 2, a U.S Federal Magistrate Judge issued a criminal complaint against Hartung for the charge of bank robbery. The investigation is ongoing and additional arrests are possible. Anyone with information on this case is asked to call 503-629-0111 at non-emergency dispatch or the FGPD office at 503-992-3260.