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February 26, 2007 - United States Attorney Patrick L. Meehan today announced the filing of an indictment* against JAMMI ASKRA WILLIAMS and JAMMEL DELONO WRIGHT charging them with conspiracy to commit armed bank robbery, armed bank robbery and using firearms during a crime of violence. The indictment charges that the defendants robbed the PNC Bank at 330 Packer Avenue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on October 17, 2006. Following the robbery, a third co-conspirator was fatally shot by police after he shot a Philadelphia police officer in the face. That officer survived his injury.


DEFENDANT

ADDRESS


AGE [Date of Birth]
JAMMI ASKRA WILLIAMS
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
23
JAMMEL DELONO WRIGHT
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
25

If convicted, the defendants each face a maximum sentence of Life imprisonment, including a 10 year mandatory minimum, and a $750,000 fine. The case was investigated by agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Philadelphia Police Department, and it has been assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Derek A. Cohen.


UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
EASTERN DISTRICT, PENNSYLVANIA
Suite 1250, 615 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Contact:
RICH MANIERI
Media Contact
215.861.8525

*An Indictment or Information is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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