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New Hampshire Resident Pleads Guilty to
Armed Bank Robbery Charges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 12, 2013

Contact: Donald E. Clark
Assistant U.S. Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257

Portland, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced today that
Daniel Barry, 38, of Pembroke, New Hampshire pled guilty in U.S. District Court in Portland to
armed bank robbery charges. The charges arise from the October 19, 2013 armed bank robbery
of Kennebunk Savings in Eliot, Maine and the October 26, 2013 armed bank robbery of the
Ocean Communities Federal Credit Union in Sanford, Maine.

According to court records, during the Kennebunk Savings robbery, Barry vaulted over
the teller counter and took $7,896 from the teller drawers, while an associate pointed a Ruger
Red Hawk .44 Magnum revolver at tellers. Barry was also the source of a Dan Wesson .22
caliber revolver that was used to rob $8,574 from Ocean Communities Federal Credit
Union. Both firearms were recovered during a search of Barry’s residence.

Barry faces up to 25 years in prison and a $250,000 fine, or both, on each count. He will
be sentenced after the completion of a presentence investigation report by the United States
Probation Office.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Maine State
Police, and the Eliot, Kittery, Sanford, Berwick, York, Maine and Exeter, Somersworth, Alton
and Pembroke, New Hampshire police departments. U.S. Attorney Delahanty praised the
cooperation among these law enforcement agencies noting that "these armed bank robberies
were quickly solved because local, state, county and federal law enforcement agencies across
two states worked closely together."

 

 

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