On March 28, 2018 at 9:55 am the US Bank located at 987 Duane St. in Astoria reported a robbery that had just been committed by a known customer of the bank. No weapons were used during the robbery. The suspect fled from the area with an undisclosed amount of money. Law enforcement agencies including the Astoria Police Department, Clatsop County Sheriff’s Office, Warrenton Police Department and Oregon State Police converged on the area.
The suspect was located just over an hour later in a room at the Columbia Inn located at 495 Marine Drive in Astoria and taken into custody without incident. Cash taken from the bank was recovered. Craig Francis Haberman 65 years old of Astoria with no current address was charged with Robbery III. Haberman is also being charged through the federal system for the crime of bank robbery with the assistance of the FBI.
Astoria Police would like to commend the staff at US Bank for their quick actions and professionalism in their response to a serious incident.