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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of New Mexico

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, May 16, 2014

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to Ten Years for Robbing US Bank in February 2013

ALBUQUERQUE – Jay Patrick Mount, 36, of Albuquerque, N.M., was sentenced today to ten years in federal prison for his bank robbery conviction.  Mount will be on supervised release for three years after completing his prison sentence.

Mount was arrested on Feb. 28, 2013, based on a criminal complaint alleging that he robbed the US Bank branch located at 1418 Carlisle Blvd. NE in Albuquerque on Feb. 25, 2013.  Mount subsequently was charged with bank robbery in an indictment filed on March 27, 2013.

On Feb 5, 2014, Mount entered a guilty plea to the indictment.  In his plea agreement, Mount admitted robbing the bank by presenting a demand note to a bank teller and taking money from the teller on Feb. 25, 2013.  Mount acknowledged that the demand note threatened to harm the bank teller.

This case was investigated by the Albuquerque office of the FBI and the Albuquerque Police Department and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney William J. Pflugrath.

Updated January 26, 2015