Fargo Man Sentenced for Gate City Bank Robbery
FARGO -U. S. Attorney Christopher C. Myers announced that on April 18, 2016, Jeremy Craig Fahleen, 35, Fargo, ND, was sentenced before U. S. District Judge Ralph R. Erickson to serve 5 years and 3 months for bank robbery. Judge Erickson also ordered that Fahleen pay restitution in the amount of $3,808, as well as pay a $100 special assessment to the Crime Victims’ Fund.
On or about April 25, 2015, Fahleen entered the Gate City Bank located at 1501 South University Dr. in Fargo and slid a note across the counter that stated, “no alarms, no dye packs, no GPS, cash” and demanded money from the bank teller. The bank employee put cash from two cash drawers on the counter. Fahleen put the cash in a bag and left the bank with $7,286 but was later apprehended in St. Cloud, Minnesota. A search of Fahleen and the vehicle he was driving uncovered cash in the total amount of $3,478.
This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Fargo Police Department (FGPD).
First Assistant U. S. Attorney Keith Reisenauer prosecuted the case.