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VAN ZANDT COUNTY MAN SENTENCED FOR BANK ROBBERY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 12, 2011

TYLER, Texas - A 35-year-old Grand Saline, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for bank robbery in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

                Carl Ray Davis pleaded guilty on Mar. 31, 2010, to bank robbery and was sentenced to 71 months in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Leonard Davis.

According to information presented in court, on Nov. 2, 2009, Davis entered the Mineola Community Bank, S.S.B., in Grand Saline, Texas and ordered a teller to give him the cash from the teller drawer, which he then took from the bank.  On Nov. 4, 2009, a federal grand jury returned a federal indictment charging Davis with bank robbery.

                This case was investigated by the FBI, the Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office, the Grand Saline Police Department, the Van Zandt Police Department and the Texas Department of Public Safety.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard L. Moore.

 

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