Robbery suspect Jay Gladden is back in Grays Harbor
Aberdeen Police Detective Jeff Weiss and Hoquiam Police Detective Sergeant Shane Krohn flew down to California this week to pick up the suspect of multiple robberies and bring him back to our area to answer for his local crimes.
Gladden was arrested in March of last year in Fontana, California following a 6 month effort by local police to arrest him for multiple crimes.
The 31 year old former Aberdeen resident was connected to 2012 robberies at Hucklebearies Espresso in Aberdeen, robberies at The Grizz Espresso and TwinStar Credit Union in Hoquiam, as well as connected to an attempt to rob Radio Shack in Aberdeen. His accomplice Melissa Moore was arrested in Arizona in October of 2012.
Gladden was arrested by Fontana Police in March for possession of stolen property, possession of drugs, assault with a deadly weapon, and resisting arrest. Fontana Police held him for his California crimes before he was transferred back to Washington.
Gladden has been booked into Grays Harbor County Jail on 3 Hoquiam warrants for Robbery 1, with bail set at $300,000.