At about 6 a.m. on May 30th, Everett Fire responded to the Coastal Community Bank (10520 19th Ave SE) on the report of a fire alarm. A fire had started inside the business when someone used a cutting tool to access the ATM. Property damage has been estimated at over $35,000 for the burnt cash, broken ATM, and building repairs.
Detectives have identified 31 year-old Jason Kovar, of Everett, as a suspect and hold probable cause for his arrest on arson and burglary charges. Additionally, Kovar is wanted for questioning on several commercial burglaries throughout Snohomish County. The male pictured in the Monster jacket is currently unknown.
Eli Steen has been interviewed by detectives and cleared of involvement.
Surveillance footage at: https://youtu.be/0by1b6YNhPw