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SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MEN SENTENCED
ON BANK ROBBERY, WEAPONS CHARGES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 28, 2011

Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, announced
today that on January 28, 2011, JONATHAN WADE BOHN, age 34, of West Frankfort, Illinois, and
NICHOLAS MATTHEW HALL, age 39, of Marion, Illinois, were sentenced in United States District
Court, East St. Louis, Illinois, following their guilty pleas to an indictment charging them in Counts 1
and 2 with Bank Robbery in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 2113(a), 2113(d) and
2, and in Count 3 with Carrying and Use of a Firearm During a Crime of Violence, in violation of Title
18, United States Code, Section 924(c) and 2. JONATHAN WADE BOHN was sentenced to 96
months’ imprisonment on each of Counts 1 and 2, the sentences to run concurrently, and 84 months’
imprisonment on Count 3, the sentence to run consecutively to the sentences imposed on Counts 1 and
2, for a total sentence of 180 months’ imprisonment. In addition, he was sentenced to 5 years’
supervised release to follow imprisonment, ordered to pay a $300 special assessment, and ordered to
make restitution. NICHOLAS MATTHEW HALL was sentenced to 70 months’ imprisonment on each
of Counts 1 and 2, the sentences to run concurrently, and 84 months’ imprisonment on Count 3, the
sentence to run consecutively to the sentences imposed on Counts 1 and 2, for a total sentence of 154
months’ imprisonment. In addition, he was sentenced to 5 years’ supervised release to follow
imprisonment, ordered to pay a $300 special assessment, and ordered to make restitution.

According to court documents, on August 15, 2009, NICHOLAS MATTHEW Hall (HALL)
drove JONATHAN WADE BOHN (BOHN) to the First Collinsville Bank in Collinsville, Illinois, and
waited in his Jeep while BOHN went into the bank and handed the teller a note demanding money while
displaying a loaded Derringer pistol. The teller gave BOHN the money from her cash drawer. BOHN
ran out of the bank with the money, the note and the gun and met with Hall who drove them away from
the scene.

On August 28, 2009, HALL drove BOHN to the Banterra Bank in Marion, Illinois, and waited
in the Jeep while BOHN went into the bank and presented the teller with a note demanding money while
displaying the loaded Derringer pistol. The teller gave BOHN the money in her cash drawer. BOHN
ran out of the bank with the money, the note and the gun and met with HALL who drove them away
from the scene.

The investigation of the case was conducted by the Collinsville, Marion, Benton and West
Frankfort Police Departments, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,
Firearms and Explosives. The case was being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Kit
Morrissey.

 

 

 

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