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Henderson, Kentucky Man Charged In Multiple Bank Robberies


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 13, 2013

BOWLING GREEN, KY – A federal grand jury meeting in Bowling Green, Kentucky has charged a Henderson, Kentucky man with six counts of bank robbery, today announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

According to the federal indictment, James Allen Morris, age 54, by force, violence, and intimidation robbed six banks, whose deposits were then insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, located in Henderson County, Kentucky, between July 23, 2010 and January 17, 2013.

Specifically, Morris is charged with bank robbery on about January 17, 2013 at Green River Credit Union, 902 Second Street, Henderson, Kentucky; on or about August 22, 2012, Independence Bank, 2610 Zion road, Henderson, Kentucky; on or about August 22, 2012, Bank of Henderson, 2003 Stapp Drive, Henderson, Kentucky; on or about July 11, 2012, Green River Credit Union, 902 Second Street, Henderson, Kentucky; on or about May 24, 2011, U.S. Bank, 501 Barrett Boulevard, Henderson, Kentucky; and on or about July 23, 2010, Integra Bank, 9720 U.S. HWY 41 N., Poole, Kentucky.

If convicted at trial, Morris faces no more than 20 years in prison for each count for a combined maximum of 120 years, a $250,000 fine for each count for a combined maximum of $1,500,000, and supervised release for a period of three years.

Morris is scheduled for an initial appearance on the charges before Magistrate Judge Brent Brennenstuhl, in United States District Court in Owensboro, Kentucky, on February 28, 2013.

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The indictment of a person by a Grand Jury is an accusation
only and that person is presumed innocent until and unless
proven guilty.

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