Eagle Point's WaMu bids farewell to favorite teller

JoAnn Leffel Things just won’t be quite the same after March 27 at the Eagle Point Branch of Washington Mutual. Something will be missing. That something is JoAnn Leffel. She doesn’t look like it, but she maintains she is really old enough to retire and that is exactly what she will be doing- well, at…

WaMu sale, FDIC, what it means to average guy

The economic situation, closing of some banks and purchasing of others has caused many questions and concerns regarding the security of funds. Late last week, in a quick move, the FDIC took over Washington Mutual only to sell it to JP Morgan Chase for $1.9 billion. While this will give JP Morgan a presence in…

WaMu robbery suspect caught

Robert Green On April 2 at about 11a.m., the Medford Police Department was contacted by the United States Marshals Service, who advised they had Ronald Green, 45, in their custody.  Green was arrested in a residence in the 6000 block of Skunk Hollow Road, Florence, Oregon after their investigation led them to that address.  He…

Police seek WaMu robbery suspect, know his identity

Ronald Allan Green The Medford Police Department, working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has identified the suspect in the robbery of the Washington Mutual Bank, located inside South Fred Meyer, which occurred on 3-17-08 as: Ronald Allan Green. He is described as 45 years of age, 6’2"-6’3", 230-250 lbs., died dark brown or black…