CLOVERDALE, Ore. (AP) – A man and woman from the Salem area were arrested after police say they robbed a bank at gunpoint in Tillamook County and later got into a shootout with police.
Oregon State Police say the robbery was reported at a U.S. Bank in Cloverdale around 11:30 a.m. Thursday. Police say the suspects were driving away when officers arrived.
Police say after a short pursuit the suspect vehicle hit a police vehicle and that the woman and man were arrested after exchanging gunfire with police. The woman and man were taken to a hospital for evaluation from the crash.
Police say no one was injured in the shooting.
On Friday, the Oregon State Police identified the suspects at Matthew G. Buswell from Keizer/Salem and Cassandra Maughan of Keizer.
Maughan, 34, was booked for conspiracy to commit robbery.
The 36-year-old Buswell faces 6 separate charges: robbery, being a felon in possession of a gun, unlawful use of a gun, theft, menacing and tampering with evidence.
Maughan was convicted of criminally negligent homicide while driving under the influence in 2012 in Marion County.
They’re being held in the Tillamook County Jail.
KOIN 6 News contributed to this report