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maryland man sentenced for raleigh bank robbery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 28, 2014

RALEIGH - United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced that in federal court today Chief United States District Judge James C. Dever III sentenced DELLONTE RASHAUN SEBURN, 35, of Hyattsville, Maryland, to 132 months of imprisonment and 3 years of supervised release.  SEBURN previously pled guilty on October 8, 2013 to one count of Bank Robbery.  

On September 24, 2012, SEBURN was transported by taxi to the Mechanics and Farmers Bank in Raleigh, North Carolina, after traveling from Maryland the night before.  SEBURN entered the bank and handed a note to the teller demanding money.  He received $1,260 prior to fleeing the bank in the awaiting taxi.  On October 1, 2012, SEBURN was arrested in Maryland. 

This case was part of the Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) initiative which encourages federal, state, and local agencies to cooperate in a unified “team effort” against gun crime, targeting repeat offenders who continually plague their communities.

Investigation of this case was conducted by the FBI Raleigh-Durham Safe Streets Task Force comprised of the Cary Police Department, Durham Police Department, Durham County Sheriff’s Office, Garner Police Department, N.C. Alcohol Law Enforcement, N.C. State Highway Patrol, and the Raleigh Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney, S. Katherine Burnette prosecuted the case.

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