St. Albert Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested and Charged

St. Albert, Alberta – on Monday, July 24, 2017, at approximately 10:00 a.m., the CIBC bank on St. Albert Trail, St. Albert, AB, was robbed by a lone male. He entered the bank, demanded money and left on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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On Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at approximately 4:10 p.m., the Scotiabank on Hebert Road, St. Albert, AB, was robbed by a lone male. He entered the bank, demanded money and left on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

On Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at approximately 6:00 p.m., St. Albert RCMP Cart patrol officer, with the assistance of St. Albert RCMP General Duty officers, arrested, and later charged:

Travis William Jefferson, a 22 year old male, with no fixed addressed, with:

  • four (4) counts of Robbery, – two (2) counts related to St. Albert CIBC and St. Albert Scotiabank as well as two counts from the Edmonton area.
  • In addition, Jefferson has been charged with two (2) counts of Failure to comply with an Undertaking relating to previous matters from Westlock, AB, and
  • one (1) count of resisting arrest arising from Jefferson’s arrest on Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

St. Albert RCMP continue to investigate these crimes and are working closely with Edmonton Police Services in regards to their charges of Robbery. As this investigation has developed, St. Albert RCMP now believe that a dark coloured 4 door GMC Jimmy may be involved in the robberies.

This new information is being released as this Jimmy was seen on the evening of Tuesday, July 25, 2017, but has not been located by police. It is described as having rust around the wheel wells and bears Albert License E19552.

Although there is no ongoing public safety concerns, if this vehicle is seen, do not approach the vehicle or anyone associated to it. Immediately report the location of the vehicle to your local police.

If you have information about this incident, please call the St. Albert RCMP at 780-458-7700 or call your local police. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).

Police File: 2017 – 963393/ 970710

St. Albert RCMP


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