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Press Release

Arrest Of Richard D. Hines, Jr. For Bank Robbery And Brandishing Of A Firearm

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

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.  Richard D. Hines, Jr. (“Hines”), was arrested today in Knoxville, Tennessee by agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”) on federal criminal charges of bank robbery and brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.

An initial appearance is scheduled for 3:00 p.m., January 25, 2023, in United States District Court in Knoxville, before the Honorable Jill E. McCook, United States Magistrate Judge.

The details of the charges are outlined in the complaint and supporting affidavit, which are on file as public records in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee.

U.S. Attorney Francis M. Hamilton III of the Eastern District of Tennessee; and FBI Special Agent in Charge Joseph E. Carrico made the announcement.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Alan S. Kirk will represent the United States in this case.

Members of the public are reminded that these are only charges and that every person is presumed innocent until their guilt has been proven beyond a reasonable doubt.



Rachelle Barnes
Public Affairs Officer
(865) 545-4167

Updated January 25, 2023

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