Police have named a suspect in a February bank robbery at the Bank of Jackson Hole, according to a news release from Jackson police.

The 37-year-old suspect has been identified as Kevin Martinez. He was arrested in the Salt Lake City area earlier in April and transferred on April 8 to the Caribou County, Idaho, jail where he remains in custody, according to Caribou County Jail Commander Brandy Bredehoft.

The Bank of Jackson Hole was robbed Feb. 4 by a white male who handed the teller a note demanding money. He fled on foot.

Jackson police worked with the FBI to follow numerous leads. On March 25, a bank in Soda Springs was robbed in a similar fashion — by passing a note. Soda Springs authorities cooperated with Jackson police and the FBI to link the Soda Springs robbery to the one in Jackson.

Charges for the Jackson robbery are pending, the release said.

Contact Allie Gross at 732-7063 or county@jhnewsandguide.com.

Allie Gross covers Teton County government. Originally from the Chicago area, she joined the News&Guide in 2017 after studying politics and Spanish at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.

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