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*****MEDIA ADVISORY*****

Federal Officials to Make Comments Following Plea Hearing for 'Granddad Bandit'

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 9, 2011

RICHMOND, Va. – The court has scheduled a plea hearing for Michael Francis Mara, of Baton Rouge, La., a/k/a the “Granddad Bandit,” before United States District Judge James R. Spencer TOMORROW, FEB. 10, 2011, at 11:30 A.M.

            Neil H. MacBride, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, and Shawn VanSlyke, Acting Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Richmond Division, will be available for comment immediately following the hearing directly outside the Richmond federal courthouse.

            WHO:             Neil H. MacBride, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia
Shawn VanSlyke, Acting Assistant Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Richmond Division

            WHEN:          TOMORROW, FEB. 10, 2011
                                    11:30 A.M. – hearing
NOON (estimated) – press availability

            WHERE:       United States District Court
                                    701 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA
[Exact location outside the courthouse will be designated upon arrival]
OPEN PRESS

 

 

 

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