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Robbing banks catches up with Kelowna man

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March 18, 2019 - 2:19 PM

KELOWNA - A 58-year-old Kelowna man has been charged with three bank robberies after police nabbed him on Saturday.

William Gordon Martens, 58, of Kelowna was arrested after a high-risk traffic stop on Saturday, March 16, following a robbery at the TD Canada Trust on Harvey Avenue, according to an RCMP news release.

Further police investigation linked Martens with robberies at the Rutland branch of Scotiabank on Jan. 31 and the Mission branch of the Royal Bank on March 1.

Police say Martens has been charged with three counts of robbery. He has also been charged with disguising his face with intent to commit an offence and the use of an imitation firearm while committing an offence during the TD Trust robbery.

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