Philadelphia Man Charged For Throwing Three Incendiary Bombs at Residences in Northeast Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA - Jeffrey Chernoff, 35, of Richboro, PA was charged today by Indictment with bank robbery and attempted bank robbery, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.
According to the indictment, on October 26, 2015, Chernoff robbed the Bank of America branch at 1801 E. Allegheny Avenue in Philadelphia, and the PNC Bank branch at 1001 E. Erie Avenue. If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 40 years in prison, up to three years of supervised release, a possible fine, and a $200 special assessment.
The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Philadelphia Police Department. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Arlene Fisk.
An Indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.