Lewiston Man Pleads Guilty to Credit Union Robbery
Portland, Maine: Acting United States Attorney Richard W. Murphy announced that Brent Roaix, 33, of Lewiston, Maine, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court to robbing a federally insured credit union.
According to court records, on January 25, 2017, Roaix entered a Rainbow Federal Credit Union in Lewiston and gave a handwritten note to a teller demanding money and stating that he was armed. The teller gave him money and he absconded on foot. Shortly thereafter, Lewiston police officers found him hiding in a nearby apartment, arrested him, and recovered all of the stolen money.
The defendant faces up to 20 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, and three years of supervised release. He will be sentenced after the completion of a presentence investigation report by the U.S. Probation Office.
This investigation was conducted by the Lewiston Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.