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Friday, July 12, 2019

Illinois Resident Indicted On Bank Robbery Charge

BOSTON - An Illinois man was indicted yesterday in federal court in Boston in connection with a bank robbery.

Eugene Davis, 54, of Chicago, Ill., was indicted on one count of bank robbery.

It is alleged that on June 3, 2019, Davis robbed a branch of the East Boston Savings Bank located in South Boston.

The charge provides for a sentence of no greater than 20 years in prison, up to five years of supervised release, and a $250,000 fine. Sentences are imposed by a federal district court judge based on the United States Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

United States Attorney Andrew E. Lelling; Joseph R. Bonavolonta, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigations, Boston Field Division; Colonel Kerry A. Gilpin, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police; and Boston Police Chief William Gross made the announcement today. Assistant U.S. Attorney Suzanne Sullivan Jacobus of Lelling’s Major Crimes Unit is prosecuting the case.

The details contained in the charging documents are allegations. The defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.  

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Updated July 12, 2019