2 suspects arrested in string of commercial burglaries


They were arraigned in court on Wednesday, August 28.

James Cary Janus and Justin Paul Landers were arrested in connection with a string of burglaries in Portland/Gresham. Arraigned on Aug. 28, 2019. (MCSO)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Two men have been arrested in connection with an alleged string of commercial burglaries that resulted in multiple ATM thefts.

Portland and Gresham police identified the 2 suspects as James Cary Janus and Justin Paul Lander. They believe these men to be responsible for the various burglaries in the Portland/Gresham area over the span of 3 months that resulted in several ATMs being stolen.

Both suspects are charged with burglary, attempted burglary, and aggravated theft.

Janus is accused of robbing 6 businesses by himself from February to April. Landers is believed to have joined him in March and the pair of them are accused of robbing 4 other businesses together.

Both are accused of multiple other attempted burglaries.

As if that wasn’t enough, both men are accused of stealing property with a value of over $10,000 from Providence Federal Credit Union in March.

Court documents show that officers watched video from multiple security cameras that caught some of these alledged crimes.

Janus and Landers were arrested 2 months apart from each other, Landers on April 16 and Janus on July 15.

They were arraigned in court on Wednesday, August 28. The investigation into these burglaries remains ongoing.

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