You are here

Justice News

Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Kentucky

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, March 22, 2013

Jefferson County, Kentucky, Alleged Serial Bank Robber Faces Federal Charges

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Louisville man was charged by a federal grand jury this week, with robbing four banks, in Jefferson County, Kentucky, during a two week period, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

According to the federal grand jury indictment, Robert Scott Manley, age 47, used force, violence, and intimidation when he robbed four banks in Jefferson County between December 20, 2012 and December 31, 2012. Count 1, of the indictment, charges Manley with taking $2,170.00 from the PNC Bank, located at 3910 Taylorsville Road, on December 20, 2012. Count 2, of the indictment, charges Manley with taking approximately $3,580.00 from the Chase Bank, located at 8120 New LaGrange Road, on December 24, 2012. Count 3, of the indictment, charges Manley with taking approximately $1,510.00 from the BB&T Bank, located at 10403 Dixie Highway on December 27, 2012, and Count 4 charges Manley with taking approximately $4,750.00 from the River City Bank, located at 2501 Bardstown Road. At the time of the robberies, all deposits were insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

If convicted at trial, Manley faces a sentence of no more than 80 years in federal prison, a fine of $1,000,000., and a period of no more than five years of supervised release. Manley was arrested by U.S. Marshals on January 2, 2013.

This case is being prosecuted by Special Assistant United States Attorney Caryn M. Nieman and was investigated by Louisville Metro Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).