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NEWS RELEASE

OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY

WESTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI


BETH PHILLIPS


Contact Don Ledford, Public Affairs ● (816) 426-4220 ● 400 East Ninth Street, Room 5510 ● Kansas City, MO 64106

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MAY 12, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


SPARTA MAN INDICTED FOR BANK ROBBERY


            SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Beth Phillips, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Sparta, Mo., man was indicted by a federal grand jury today for robbing Great Southern Bank in Nixa, Mo.


            Joshua T. Caprarella, 28, of Sparta, was charged in an indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Springfield, Mo.


            Today’s indictment alleges that Caprarella robbed Great Southern Bank, 717 W. Mount Vernon St., on May 6, 2010.

 

            Phillips cautioned that the charge contained in this indictment is simply an accusation, and not evidence of guilt. Evidence supporting the charge must be presented to a federal trial jury, whose duty is to determine guilt or innocence.


            This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Douglas C. Bunch. It was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Nixa, Mo., Police Department.


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