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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Philadelphia Men Charged With Bucks County Bank Robbery

Joel Lee Quentin Scott, 22, of Philadelphia, PA, and Jonathan Maurice Scott, 33, of Philadelphia, PA, were charged today by indictment with armed bank robbery and a related firearm charge announced Acting United States Attorney Louis D. Lappen. The indictment alleges that on or about December 29, 2016, Joel and Jonathan Scott robbed the BB&T Bank located at 1201 Buck Road, Feasterville, PA, of approximately $1,800 in United States Currency. A loaded firearm was brandished during the robbery.

If convicted of the charges, each defendant faces a maximum sentence of life imprisonment and a mandatory minimum of 7 years’ imprisonment. They also each face a maximum period of supervised release of 5 years, a substantial fine, a $200 special assessment, restitution, and forfeiture of the firearm and ammunition.

The case was investigated by the Lower Southampton Township Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Sarah T. Damiani.

An Indictment, Information or Criminal Complaint is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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Updated March 23, 2017