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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Clarks Green Woman Sentenced To Four Years’ Imprisonment For The Armed Robbery Of Two Banks

SCRANTON - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Lisa Alexis Jury, age 48, of Clarks Green, Pennsylvania, was sentenced today to serve four years in federal prison by Senior U.S. District Court Judge Richard P. Conaboy in Scranton, for committing two armed bank robberies.    

According to U.S. Attorney Peter Smith, on December 15, 2015, Jury entered a guilty plea to the Indictment which alleged she committed the following robberies:

  • Peoples Security Bank and Trust Company, 494 Gravel Pond Road, Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, on October 30, 2014;
  • P&G Mehoopany Employees Federal Credit Union, Business Route 6, Eynon, Pennsylvania, on May 19, 2015. 

The robberies were investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Pennsylvania State Police, with the assistance of the South Abington Township Police Department and the Archbald Police.  During both robberies, Jury activated a stun gun to intimidate the victim tellers.  FBI Special Agents arrested Jury on May 21, 2015, at her Clarks Green home.  She has been held in custody since her arrest. 

In addition to the four-year imprisonment sentence, Judge Conaboy ordered Jury to be placed on five years of supervised release following service of her prison sentence, and to pay restitution in the amount of $22,714.

Assistant U.S. Attorney John Gurganus prosecuted the case.

 

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Topic: 
Violent Crimes
Updated April 26, 2016