John Cecil Slater, a convicted felon and registered sex offender, is wanted for his alleged involvement in the robbery of the Bank of Maine branch located in Hallowell, Maine, on June 23, 2014. At approximately 10:15 a.m., an unknown male, later identified as Slater, entered the bank, asked about opening an account, and then produced a demand note. After receiving cash, Slater left the bank. On June 27, 2014, a federal arrest warrant was issued for Slater by the United States District Court, District of Maine, after law enforcement officials executed a search warrant on property associated with him. Slater was charged with bank robbery.
At the time of the robbery, Slater was wearing a straw hat, brown coat, blue shirt, brown pants, brown shoes, and he carried a brown briefcase. He may be in the possession of several firearms.
Field Office: Boston
Date(s) of Birth Used:
January 20, 1948
Place of Birth: Iowa
Weight: 200 pounds
Scars and Marks:
Slater has tattoos on both of his arms. He also has a large scar on his left arm from his shoulder to his forearm, and his left hand and arm are deformed due to a previous injury.
Remarks: Slater reportedly has martial arts training and served as a combat Marine in Vietnam. He is known to take psychiatric medication and may not be taking it at this time.
John C. Slater, John Starr, Kenneth Vandervoorde, Kenneth Vande Voorde, John Butler
Category: Local News