Two arrested after bank robbery, shootout by Oregon coast
CLOVERDALE, Ore. (AP) — A man and woman from the Salem area were arrested after police say they robbed a bank at gunpoint in Tillamook County and later got into a shootout with police.
Oregon State Police say the robbery was reported at a U.S. Bank in Cloverdale around 11:30 a.m. Thursday. Police say the suspects were driving away when officers arrived.
Police say after a short pursuit the suspect vehicle hit a police vehicle and that the woman and man were arrested after exchanging gunfire with police. The woman and man were taken to a hospital for evaluation from the crash.
Police say no one was injured in the shooting.
Police identified the suspects as 36-year-old Matthew G. Buswell, from the Keizer/Salem area, and 34-year-old Cassandra Maughan, from Keizer.
Buswell faces charges of first-degree robbery, felon in possession of a firearm, unlawful use of a firearm, first-degree theft, three counts of menacing, and tampering with evidence.
Maughan faces one count of conspiracy to commit robbery.