Husband in mask, wife in car: Serial robbers under arrest
Multnomah County District Attorney Rod Underhill announced on April 12 criminal charges had been filed against a husband and wife who have been connected to a series of robberies in Southeast and Northeast Portland, Gresham, Wood Village, and Happy Valley.
Upon review of this case, the Multnomah County District Attorney's Office has charged Nigel Floyd, 38, with 21 counts of first-degree robbery and Stephanie Floyd, 39, with 19 counts of first-degree robbery.
According to court documents, detectives assigned to the Gresham Police Department and Portland Police Bureau developed information that Nigel Floyd committed more some 21 robberies using a large kitchen knife, wearing a mask and a deep hooded coat. The series of robberies under investigation started on January 20 and continued through April 11.
Additionally, court documents reveal that detectives from the Gresham Police Department, Portland Police Bureau, the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office and the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office worked together and started conducting surveillance around local stores similar to the locations that had been previously robbed.
The Multnomah County District Attorney's Office assisted law enforcement in preparing an arrest warrant, search warrant and court orders for GPS data and cell phone tower data, as part of the investigation.
In a probable cause affidavit, it is stated that on April 11, a law enforcement surveillance team observed Nigel Floyd and Stephanie Floyd in the 7800 block of N.E. Glisan Street. Both were in a white mini-van. According to court documents, law enforcement observed Nigel Floyd exit the mini-van and put on a mask. Shortly thereafter, it is alleged that Nigel Floyd robbed the business. Law enforcement watched as Nigel Floyd exited the business and got back into the mini-van.
According to court documents, Stephanie Floyd is alleged to have been the getaway driver in a majority of the robberies while her husband, Nigel Floyd, is the one who entered the businesses to actually commit the robberies.
According to court documents, law enforcement believe Nigel Floyd and Stephanie Floyd are responsible for the following robberies:
January 20, 2018 - Metro PCS store located at 3510 SE 122nd Avenue
January 24, 2018, the Game Stop store located at 4328 SE 82nd Avenue
January 26, 2018, the Metro PCS store located at 1665 NE Division Street
January 29, 2018, the Metro PCS store located at 3510 Southeast 122nd Avenue
January 29, 2018, the Metro PCS store located 17988 Northeast Glisan Street
February 05, 2018, Sally's Beauty Supply located at 11966 Northeast Glisan Street
February 09, 2018 the GNC (General Nutrition Centers) store located at 1307 Northeast 102nd Avenue, Suite N
February 13, 2018, the Sally's Beauty Supply store located at 1505 Northeast 40th Avenue, Suite B
On February 20, 2018, the T-Mobile store located at 901 Southwest Highland Drive, Suite E
February 24, 2018, the Cricket Wireless store located at 1 Northeast 181st Avenue
March 02, 2018, Emerald Vapors (a vape shop) located at 8136 Southeast Foster Road
March 12, 2018, Str8vaping (a vape shop) located at 40 Northeast Division Street
March 13, 2018, the Game Stop located at 2705 Northeast 238th Drive
March 18, 2018, the Metro PCS store located at 801 Northeast 242nd Drive
March 21, 2018 the Boost Mobile Store located at 1120 Northeast 82nd Avenue
April 03, 2018, Metro PCS located at 9226 Southeast Division Street Unit AThe married pair are now in custody, and facing trial on the many charges.