Acting on several anonymous tips, Marion County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) deputies arrested a Keizer man in connection with a robbery of a convenience store.
Around 2 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, an adult black male wearing Nike batting gloves and a gas mask entered the Center Market at 237 N 2nd Street in Jefferson. The male brandished a handgun, took the clerk behind the counter and demanded money.
The clerk complied with the man’s orders, then the suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.
On Monday, Aug. 26, MCSO put out a press release requesting help with identifying the suspect who was about 5-foot-10, thin and wearing light-colored pants and black socks.
Lt. Chris Baldridge, MCSO spokesperson, said the tips resulted in making phone contact with Jeremiah Greiser, 20, of Keizer. Greiser voluntarily turned himself in and was arrested at the MCSO office.
Greiser was lodged at the Marion County Correctional Facility and is charged with robbery and menacing.
Baldridge thanked alert residents for collaborating with MCSO to make the arrest possible. Within a single 24-hour period MCSO arrested Greiser and a suspected murderer acting on credible tips from the public.