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I-55 bandit sentenced on bank fraud charges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 4, 2014

 

St. Louis, MO – ANDREW MABERRY, O’Fallon, IL, who the FBI referred to as the I-55 Bandit, was sentenced to 60 months in prison on bank robbery charges, including the July 2, 2013, robbery of the Commerce Bank in Jefferson County, Missouri.  He entered his guilty plea last December and was sentenced today in St. Louis by United States District Judge Catherine D. Perry.

According to court documents, on July 2, 2013, Maberry robbed the Commerce Bank in Arnold, Missouri.  He also admitted with his plea agreement to nine other robberies in five states: May 15, 2013, US Bank in Crystal City, Missouri; May 21, 2013, First State Community Bank in Cape Girardeau, Missouri; May 6, 2013, Scott Credit Union in Edwardsville, Illinois; June 5, 2013, Harford Bank in Bel Air, Maryland; June 9, 2013, TD Bank located in Essex, Maryland;  July 19, 2013, Wells Fargo Bank in Bel Air, Maryland; July 24, 2013, Susquehanna Bank in Ocean City, Maryland; July 30, 2013, Huntington National Bank in Hurricane, West Virginia; and August 14, 2013, Bank of Jackson in Jackson, Tennessee.  On September 10, 2013, a multi-state press release was issued, which included bank security camera photographs of the robber who had been dubbed the "I-55 Bandit." The FBI here and in other districts received numerous phone calls from individuals stating that they know Andrew Maberry. On the same date, FBI in St. Louis was contacted and told that the I-55 Bandit wanted to turn himself in, and on September 11, 2013, Andrew Caleb Maberry turned himself in to the FBI in St. Louis. 

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation with assistance from multiple law enforcement agencies from several states. Assistant United States Attorney Tom Mehan handled the case for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.


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