Umatilla Sheriff’s Office Investigating Armed Robbery in Milton-Freewater


The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the armed robbery in Milton-Freewater on Wednesday.

The robbery took place around 11:25 a.m. at First Stop Mart, 85713 Highway 11 near the intersection of Highway 11 and Stateline Road.

The suspect is described at being about 5’6” with a slender build, wearing a black zip-up hoodie with “AERO” in white lettering on the left side, a white baseball type cap, blue jeans, and black shoes with white soles. His face was covered with a bandana.

The suspect was last known to be traveling east on Stateline Road.

Deputies from the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office responded, along with Oregon State Police, Milton-Freewater Police, Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office, and Walla Walla Police.

Searches throughout the night for the suspect were unsuccessful.

The suspect should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to please contact the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office at (541) 966-3600, Capt. Dave Williamson at (541) 966-3613, Detective Kacey Ward at (541) 966-3638, or UCSO Dispatch at (541) 966-3651 with any information related to this incident.