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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 25, 2017

Hoover Man Indicted for Three 2017 Bank Robberies

BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury today indicted a Hoover man for three bank robberies between January and April, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Robert O. Posey and FBI Special Agent in Charge Roger C. Stanton.

A three-count indictment filed in U.S. District Court charges DAVID ALAN LAWLEY, 34, with the Jan. 30 bank robbery at the Chelsea branch of APCO Employees Credit Union in Shelby County, the March 31 robbery at the Leeds branch of Covenant Bank in Jefferson County, and the April 13 robbery of the Northport branch of BB&T in Tuscaloosa County.

The maximum penalty for bank robbery is 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

The FBI investigated the case, which Assistant U.S. Attorney William G. Simpson is prosecuting.

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

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Updated May 25, 2017