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Baltimore Felon Exiled to 15 Years in Prison for Armed Bank Robbery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 10, 2011

Baltimore, Maryland - U.S. District Judge Benson E. Legg sentenced Nebuzarada Nisseau-Bey, age 32, of Baltimore, today to 15 years in prison followed by four years of supervised release for armed bank robbery and possession of a gun in furtherance of a violent crime. Judge Legg enhanced Nisseau-Bey’s sentence upon finding that he is a career offender based on two previous drug convictions. Judge Legg also ordered Nisseau-Bey to pay restitution of $157,000.

The sentence was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein; Special Agent in Charge Richard A. McFeely of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III; and Baltimore City State’s Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein.

According to his plea agreement, on March 11, 2010, Nebuzarada Nisseau-Bey and co-defendant Jenerette Dixon robbed The Harbor Bank located at 1000 Lancaster Street, Baltimore, Maryland, at gunpoint of approximately $157,000.

On May 5, 2011 a federal jury convicted Jenerette Charles Dixon, age 37, of Baltimore, of conspiracy to commit bank robbery, armed bank robbery and using and brandishing a firearm during the robbery. Judge Legg scheduled his sentencing for August 11, 2011 at 2:00 p.m.

United States Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein commended the FBI, Baltimore Police Department and Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office for their work in this investigation and thanked Assistant United States Attorney James G. Warwick, who prosecuted the case.

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