"The Great Outdoors Bandit"

Boise, Idaho; Meridian, Idaho; Boise, Idaho; Orem, Utah; Boise, Idaho; Meridian, Idaho; Meridian, Idaho

December 21, 2016; March 24, 2017; May 24, 2017; August 7, 2017


August 7, 2017
August 7, 2017
August 7, 2017
August 7, 2017

Multimedia: Images


  • Height: 5'4" to 5'6"
  • Weight: 140 to 160 pounds
  • Sex: Male
  • Build: Skinny
  • Hair: Black
  • Complexion: Medium
  • Race: Possibly Hispanic, Native American, or Middle Eastern
  • Age: 30 to 50 years old
  • Remarks: The most recent photo of the subject was taken on August 7, 2017, at another Idaho bank where the unknown suspect unsuccessfully tried to exchange cash for smaller bills. He was not wearing a disguise. During the robberies on August 7, 2017, the unknown suspect wore large black sunglasses, a blue baseball hat, and a plaid shirt. He has previously worn large black sunglasses, a green Cabela’s baseball cap, and black skinny jeans. He has black facial hair.
  • Vehicle Information: On August 7, 2017, the unknown suspect was seen in a black crossover SUV, possibly a Mitsubishi Outlander, with a chrome or silver rack on its top. The vehicle had a Utah license plate.


"The Great Outdoors Bandit" is believed to be responsible for the following robberies or attempted robberies:

December 21, 2016

  1. U.S. Bank inside the Albertson’s store at 10500 West Overland Road in Boise, Idaho

  2. Idaho Central Credit Union at 1615 South Celebration Avenue in Meridian, Idaho

 March 24, 2017

  1. Bank of the West at 9140 West Emerald Street in Boise, Idaho

 May 24, 2017

  1. Alpine Credit Union at 351 East 800 South in Orem, Utah

 August 7, 2017

  1. Bank of the West at 9140 West Emerald Street in Boise, Idaho (attempted robbery)

  2. Pioneer Federal Credit Union at 850 East Fairview Avenue in Meridian, Idaho

  3. Clarity Federal Credit Union at 555 South Meridian Road in Meridian, Idaho



The FBI is offering a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for these robberies.

Anyone with information regarding these robberies is encouraged to call the FBI's toll-free tip line at (833) 291-4306.

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact your local FBI Office or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate. You can also submit a tip at: tips.fbi.gov

Field Office: Salt Lake City