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OCTOBER 28, 2005
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BANK ROBBER SENTENCED TO JAIL FOR 110 MONTHS
BALTIMORE, Maryland - United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein announces that today U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz sentenced Gary Mitchell, age 34, of Salsibury, Maryland to 110 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for bank robbery.
According to the statement of facts presented to the court, a lone male entered the following banks in Maryland, presented a demand note to the tellers and fled with a total of $11,625:
March 29, 2004, Provident Bank, 39 Shipping Place, Dundalk, $2,100;
April 7, 2004, Carrollton Bank, 531 South Conkling St., $2,759;
April 19, 2004, Sun Trust Bank, 2400 Boston St., Baltimore, $3,185;
April 22, 2004, Wachovia Bank, 860 North Rolling Road, Baltimore, $2,281;
April 29, 2004, First Mariner Bank, 60 Painters Mill Road, Owings Mills, $1,300;
The Baltimore County Crime Lab identified latent prints from the demand note given to the teller at the Provident Bank robbery as belonging to Mitchell. Witnesses from the various banks were shown photo arrays and identified Mitchell as the bank robber. Investigation revealed that Mitchell was released from prison on February 19, 2004 and was in a halfway house until March 19, 2004. He was in custody for a bank robbery.
United States Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein thanked the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Baltimore County Police Department for their investigative work. Mr. Rosenstein commended Assistant United States Attorney Bonnie S. Greenberg, who prosecuted the case.
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