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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Jefferson County, Kentucky, Man Guilty Of Multiple Bank Robberies

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A Louisville man pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to robbing four banks located in Jefferson County, Kentucky, during a two week period, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

Robert Scott Manley, age 47, admitted to using 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, charged Manley with taking $2,170.00 from the PNC Bank, located at 3910 Taylorsville Road, on December 20, 2012. Count 2, of the indictment, charged 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, charged Manley with taking approximately $1,510.00 from the BB&T Bank, located at 10403 Dixie Highway on December 27, 2012, and Count 4 charged 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 faced 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 Assistant United States Attorney Randy Ream and was investigated by Louisville Metro Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).