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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Alabama

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, June 15, 2015

Troy Man Arrested for Stealing Over $12k in Bank Robbery

       Montgomery, Ala. –   Shamyer Suddith, 34, of Troy, Alabama was arrested on Thursday, June 11, 2015 after being indicted for armed bank robbery and using a firearm while committing a crime of violence, announced George L. Beck, Jr., U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama.

       According to court documents, in October of 2013, Suddith and an accomplice robbed the BancorpSouth, Inc. branch location in Lowndes County, Alabama and stole over $12,000.  Evidence indicates that Suddith used a firearm during this robbery.

       If convicted, Suddith faces up to 20 years in federal prison for the bank robbery, and an additional sentence of at least 7 years for using the firearm.      

       The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Safe Streets Task Force, with assistance from the Crenshaw County Sheriff’s Office, the Troy Police Department, the Pike County Sheriff’s Office, and the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office.  Assistant United States Attorney Jonathan Ross is prosecuting the case.

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Updated June 15, 2015