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Tucson Man Sentenced to 5 Years’ Prison after Threatened Use of Explosive Device during Bank Robbery and Stand-Off With Police

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Arizona

     TUCSON, Ariz. – On Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, David Allen Markillie, 67, of Tucson, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge James A. Soto to 60 months’ imprisonment.  Markillie had previously pleaded guilty to one count of armed bank robbery and one count of false information and hoax 

     On Aug. 10, 2017, Markillie entered the Compass Bank located at 7645 N. La Cholla and robbed the bank by the threatened use of a bomb.  He stole approximately $2,300 and fled to the Foothills Mall where he was taken into custody after a stand-off with Pima County Sheriff’s deputies.

     The investigation in this case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The prosecution was handled by Beverly K. Anderson, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Tucson.


CASE NUMBER:            CR-17-1472-TUC-JAS   

RELEASE NUMBER:    2018-109_Markillie


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Updated August 17, 2018

Violent Crime
Press Release Number: 2018-109_Markillie / CR-17-1472-TUC-JAS