On September 4, 2018, the Bank of America located at 3410 W. Chandler Blvd was robbed by a white male wearing a light blue long-sleeve button-up shirt and black and orange baseball cap. The white male wearing the same baseball cap, and using the same M.O. as the prior bank robbery, struck again on September 10, 2018, and robbed the Compass Bank located at 3001 N. Alma School Rd. The next day, he robbed the Desert Schools Credit Union located at 2355 S. Alma School Rd. in Mesa.
Evidence obtained from witnesses, video surveillance, and other investigative means identified the suspect as 41-year-old Allan Doty, a transient. On September 17, 2018, detectives from the Mesa Police Department arrested Doty near 83rd Ave. and Glendale Ave. in Glendale. Doty was booked into the Maricopa County Jail on three counts of Robbery.
The Chandler Police Department would like to acknowledge contributions from the Mesa Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation in this investigation. A special thank you to those in the community whose actions, observations, and statements played a part in Doty’s identification and apprehension.