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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 26, 2021

Georgia Man Indicted for Albertville Bank Robbery

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A federal grand jury this week indicted a Georgia man  on  a bank robbery charge, announced U.S. Attorney Prim F. Escalona and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Johnny Sharp, Jr. 

A one-count indictment filed in U.S. District Court charges Nekyle N. Chaney, 45, of Covington, Georgia, with bank robbery. Chaney is accused of robbing the Regions Bank in Albertville by force, violence, or intimidation in February 2021.     

Chaney faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.

The FBI investigated the case with the assistance of the Albertville Police Department.  Assistant U.S. Attorneys Catherine Crosby and Michael Royster are prosecuting the case.

An indictment contains only charges.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Topic(s): 
Violent Crime
Updated August 26, 2021