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Durham Man Sentenced For Bank Robbery

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of North Carolina

RALEIGH - United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced that in federal court today RAEFORD EDWARD NUNN, 44, of Durham, North Carolina was sentenced by United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle to 57 months imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release.  The 57 months sentence was at the top of the sentencing guidelines range.

On October 22, 2012, NUNN pled guilty to bank robbery by force or violence in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2113(a).

According to the investigation, on October 20, 2010, NUNN robbed the Capital Bank located in Wake Forest, North Carolina of approximately $1,260.

This case was part of the Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) initiative which encourages federal, state, and local agencies to cooperate in a unified “team effort” against gun crime, targeting repeat offenders who continually plague their communities.

Investigation of this case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Wake Forest Police Department.  Assistant United States Attorney S. Katherine Burnette prosecuted the case.

Updated July 14, 2015