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Washington Man Sentenced For Bank Robbery

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

WILMINGTON - United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced that KEITH EDWARD FRAZIER, 25, of Washington, North Carolina, was sentenced yesterday by Senior United States District Judge James C. Fox to 148 months in prison and 5 years of supervised release for his role in the March 7, 2011, robbery of the First South Bank branch located at 907 East Fire Tower Road in Greenville, North Carolina.  FRAZIER and his co-defendant, Kevin Frazier, his brother, entered the bank and committed the robbery, at gunpoint, fleeing on foot with $24,058.00.  FRAZIER was also ordered to pay $24,058.00 in restitution.

On October 5, 2012 FRAZIER pled guilty to Armed Bank Robbery, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 2113(a) and (d), and using or carrying a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence, or possessing a firearm in furtherance of a crime, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 924(c)(1)(A). 

Kevin Frazier was previously sentenced to 130 months in prison and full restitution for his role in the robbery.

Investigation of this case was conducted by the Greenville Police Department.  Assistant United States Attorney John Bennett is prosecuting the case.

Updated July 14, 2015