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Monday, November 15, 2010

Inside the Minds of Portland's Bank Robbery Suspects

Posted on Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 4:29 PM

Last week, police finally arrested the trio suspected of being the gun-toting, Halloween-mask-wearing bank robbers who had been terrorizing Portland's US Banks for two months. The trio's genius plan—which involved purchasing cars on Craigslist using marked bills and a work e-mail address—was apparently not enough to outwit Portland's finest.

But it gets better! All three of the accused robbers maintained an online presence (!), and two of them ran a couple's blog on sustainable living (!!) where you can buy t-shirts and homemade soap (!!!).

Pam
  • Pam

Eric
  • Eric

Stan
  • Stan

Some highlights:

Eric works at Intel and really likes going to Starbucks and Bagby Hot Springs. In case you're interested in dating him, he's been kind enough to provide a list of requirements.

Pam, meanwhile, uses her blog to offer great tips for saving money: use grocery bags as trash can liners ("Did you know most grocery stores charge you 3 cents to have each one of those plastic bags?"), sew your own towels and "make walking a fun pastime"—it's free!

She's also a proponent of licensed child-rearing (only adults with bachelor's degrees, CPR-training and proof of VD-free peens/va-heens need apply), and I think she may know Sloth.

Stan likes juggling, philosophy and Wall-E, but he doesn't like Christians or television. And while he did keep a (yawn) virtual diary for a couple of years, Stan didn't really hit his stride until he and Pam joined forces in Lents to blog about indoor vegetable gardens, chicken coops and raising tilapia.

If only we'd known these lovable eco-bloggers were using their donations to buy guns and Scream masks... Allegedly, of course.

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