UPDATING WEDNESDAY 3:32 p.m:
Police in Los Angeles and Placentia, California have confirmed that McClary worked for LAPD from February 2006 to May 2008, and was an officer with Placentia police in Orange County from 2008 and 2010.
She was terminated before the end of her probationary period with the Placentia Police Department for not meeting probationary standards, a police spokesperson said.
UPDATING at 4:46 p.m. Tuesday with arrest of Danville woman:
Danville Police arrested a 36 year old woman in connection with the Tuesday morning robbery of Bank of the West.
According to Police Chief Steve Simpkins, at approximately 9:10 a.m., the suspect, later identified as Jennifer Rae McClary, 36, Danville, entered the branch office at 307 Diablo Road. McClary then reportedly handed the teller a note demanding money. No weapon was displayed during the crime. McClary fled the bank on foot and was last seen near the intersection of El Pintado Road and Diablo Road.
An investigation of the incident by Danville Police detectives led to McClary’s arrest. She was taken into custody and booked at the Martinez Detention Facility on charges of robbery and possession of a controlled substance.
For more information, contact Det. Sgt. Brian Sliger at (925) 314-3700 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Danville police, aided by resources from neighboring jurisdictions, are continuing their search (10:25 a.m.) for a female bank robber who entered the Diablo Road Bank of the West branch at 307 Diablo Road and handed a teller a note demanding money.
The woman, described as white, in her 20s, thin build, wearing a flatbrim baseball cap with “Cali” and a sticker on it, carrying a camouflage backpack walked out of the bank and has yet to be located, police said.
She escaped with an undetermined amount of money. Danville police issued the following release at 11:30 a.m:
Danville Police are looking for any information regarding a suspect who robbed the Bank of the West Danville branch Tuesday morning.
According to Police Chief Steve Simpkins, at approximately 9:10 a.m., a suspect entered the branch office at 307 Diablo Road. The suspect handed the teller a note demanding money. The suspect is described as white, 5’ 08”, slender build, with what appeared to be a painted on beard, wearing black pants, black shirt and a camouflage backpack. After the robbery, the suspect fled the building and was last seen heading north on El Pintado Road near the intersection with Diablo Road.
Any person with information on the suspect or the incident is encouraged to contact the Danville Police Department immediately at (925) 820-2144.