Stolen Car2Go bank robber arraigned

Marie Berry robbed a Vancouver bank in a stolen Smart Car

Marie Berry allegedly robbed banks and used a Smart Car as a getaway. She was arraigned on Aug. 21, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)
Marie Berry allegedly robbed banks and used a Smart Car as a getaway. She was arraigned on Aug. 21, 2014 (KOIN 6 News)

VANCOUVER, Wash. (KOIN 6) — Authorities arrested a Vancouver woman on Wednesday in connection with several robberies in which the suspect fled in a stolen Car2Go.

This woman is wanted for robbing a Columbia Bank in Vancouver, June 26, 2014 (Clark County Sheriff's Office)
This woman is wanted for robbing a Columbia Bank in Vancouver, June 26, 2014 (Clark County Sheriff’s Office)

Around noon, detectives arrested 35-year-old Marie A. Berry and booked her into the Clark County Jail, following a string of robberies at a tanning salon, gas station, department store and Pizza Hut.

Authorities said an investigation into seven robberies that began in April 2014 with an armed robbery at a convenience store in Hazel Dell led them to Berry.

June 4, a woman later identified as Berry walked into the Tan Republic on 10501 NE Hwy 99 in Vancouver, and demanded money, claiming she had a gun.

Marie Berry handed a teller at the Columbia Bank in Vancouver, Wash. June 26. The note was later found in the stolen Car2Go (CCSO)
Marie Berry handed a teller at the Columbia Bank in Vancouver, Wash. June 26. The note was later found in the stolen Car2Go (CCSO)

The afternoon of June 26, Berry entered the Columbia Bank at 7500 NE 117th Ave. in Vancouver and presented a note that said “DO NOT Alert Anyone [sic]. No Cops. 5 min. No Bait money [sic]. 1 min. Big Bills Firsts.” She left with $2225 in cash.

Police said a suspect left in a Smart car following robberies at a Columbia Bank in Vancouver and four other stores.

Another time, Berry went into the Peoples Credit Union in Vancouver and enter the bank twice, each time wearing a different hoodie to cover her distinct arm tattoos. When she robbed a Shell Gas station, Berry entered presented a demand note, implied she had a weapon and left with $138.

Berry also called a Pizza Hut, and placed an order under the name “Theresa.” When she arrived, she presented a demand note, again implied a weapon, and left with $100.

Berry was charged with seven counts of robbery in the first degree, two counts of theft in the second degree and possession of a stolen motor vehicle.

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