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June 30, 2007 - United States Attorney Patrick L. Meehan today announced the filing of an Indictment* charging defendants Johnnie Markel Carter, Nathaniel Griffin, and Nakia Richardson with one count of conspiracy to commit armed bank robbery, one count of armed robbery, and one count of carrying and use of a firearm during a crime of violence. The indictment charges that the defendants committed the robbery of the United Savings Bank, 301 Baltimore Pike, Springfield, Pennsylvania on April 19, 2007. The defendants are facing a maximum penalty of lifetime imprisonment, 5 years of supervised release, and a $750,000 fine.


DEFENDANT


ADDRESS


AGE [Date of Birth]

Johnnie Markel Carter
Ardmore, PA
1978
Nathaniel Griffin
Upper Darby, PA
1983
Nakia Richardson
Yeadon, PA
1981

The case was investigated by Upper Merion Township Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The case has been assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Melanie E. Babb.


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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