Carson City Wells Fargo robbed, man arrested 30 minutes later



A 23-year-old man was arrested Tuesday about 30 minutes after allegedly robbing the East William Street Wells Fargo Bank.

The Carson City Sheriff's Office said they responded at 4:18p.m. to the robbery.

According to witnesses the suspect approached the bank teller and demanded money, the sheriff's office said. 
The suspect took the money from the teller and fled the bank with the stolen money in hand. The suspect was described as having dyed orange hair and wearing a blue winter jacket.

At 4:43 p.m. the sheriff's office received a call from a witness of a man shoving money into his pockets in the 1700 block of Russell Street.

Carson City Sheriff’s Office personnel responded and apprehended 23-year-old Jesus Monroy-Rojas, whose hair and general description matched the description provided by witnesses at the bank.  Monroy-Rojas was in possession of a large sum of money at the time he was contacted by Sheriff’s Office personnel and ultimately admitted he was responsible for the robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank.

Jesus Monroy-Rojas was transported to the Carson City Jail where he was booked for Robbery.


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