Dickinson Man Sentenced in Medina Bank Robbery
FARGO - U.S. Attorney Timothy Q. Purdon announced that on April 23, 2014, Satrone Rashard Boyd, 38, of Dickinson, N.D., was sentenced before U.S. District Judge Ralph R. Erickson
to serve 7 Â˝ years in prison for bank robbery.
On Oct. 25, 2013, at approximately 9:30 a.m., Boyd and codefendant Rendell Charles Hardy forcefully robbed Northland Financial in Medina, N.D. wearing clown masks. After quickly approaching the teller, Boyd demanded money from a bank employee after which the two men fled the scene. Boyd and Hardy later changed vehicles southwest of Medina, N.D., before being identified at a truck stop near the Star Lite Motel in Jamestown, N.D. A surveillance video showed Boyd throwing the masks and a set of keys into the dumpster by the Star Lite Motel. Boyd was later apprehended in Fargo, N.D. Sentencing for Hardy is set for July 1, 2014, at 2:15 p.m. in United States District Court.
Judge Erickson also sentenced Boyd to serve three years of supervised release, to pay $2,670 in restitution and a $100 special assessment to the Crime Victims Fund.
The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation together with the Stutsman County Sheriffâ€™s Office, the North Dakota Highway Patrol, the Dickinson Police Department and the Fargo Police Department.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Keith Reisenauer prosecuted the case.