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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

Sharon L. Potter
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY


1125 Chapline Street, Federal Building, Suite 3000 ● Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 234-0100 ● Contact: Fawn E. Thomas, Public Affairs Specialist

 

 

August 14, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


North Carolina Resident Enters Plea of Guilty
to Bank Robbery

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - A 25 year old Salisbury, North Carolina, resident entered a plea of guilty on August 12, 2009, in United States District Court in Clarksburg before Magistrate Judge John S. Kaull.

United States Attorney Sharon L. Potter announced that JORDAN MICHAEL-SCOTT KARTER entered a plea of guilty to one count of robbing a Suntrust Bank in Spencer, North Carolina, on June 12, 2008, by taking $1,074 from a bank employee by intimidation. KARTER is currently in the custody of the State of West Virginia serving a State sentence for a robbery at the Huntington Bank in Fairmont, West Virginia. KARTER faces a maximum exposure of 20 years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Andrew R. Cogar. The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Spencer, North Carolina, Police Department.