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

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Cary Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Bank Robberies in Crystal Lake and Woodstock

ROCKFORD — A Cary, Ill. man was sentenced Wednesday in federal court by U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Kapala for the robberies of the Fifth Third Bank branch located at 265 West Virginia, Crystal Lake, Illinois, on March 30, 2015, and the Fifth Third Bank branch located 1745 South Eastwood Drive, Woodstock, Ill., on April 15, 2015. 

MICHAEL L. FETERICK, 46, was sentenced to 49 months in federal prison, to be followed by 3 years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay restitution of $7,062.  Feterick, who pleaded guilty on May 25, 2016, admitted that when he entered each bank he presented a note stating, “Money, no dye pack,” to a bank teller.  Both tellers provided Feterick with money from the tellers’ drawers and Feterick then left the banks.  Feterick was arrested on April 15, 2015, by the FBI and officers of the Crystal Lake and Woodstock Police Departments, at a hotel in Algonquin, Ill.  Feterick has remained in federal custody since his arrest. 

The sentencing was announced by Zachary T. Fardon, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois; Michael J. Anderson, Special Agent-in-Charge of the Chicago Office of Federal Bureau of Investigation; John L. Lieb, Chief of the Woodstock, Illinois Police Department; and James R. Black, Chief of the Crystal Lake, Illinois Police Department.  The U.S. Marshals Service, and law enforcement officers of the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department and the Algonquin, Illinois Police Department assisted in the investigation.

The government is represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Joseph C. Pedersen.

Violent Crime
Updated September 8, 2016