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Indiana Man Indicted on Bank Robbery and Firearms Charges After Robbing Bank in Lisle

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinois

CHICAGO — A federal grand jury has indicted an Indianapolis man on one count of bank robbery and one count of using a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence after robbing a suburban Illinois bank in February.  

As noted within the indictment and the now unsealed criminal complaint, on February 16, 2023, ANTONIO MOORE, 25, of Indianapolis, IN robbed by force, violence, and intimidation a BMO Harris Bank located at 1050 Maple Avenue in Lisle, Illinois.  Moore is alleged to have brandished a firearm, pointing it at a bank employee and demanding the employee and another remove money from the bank’s vault.  Law enforcement tracked Moore’s location to a Chicago warehouse where he was arrested.  Moore has been in custody since.

The indictment is announced by Morris Pasqual, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois and Robert W. Wheeler, Jr., Special Agent-in-Charge of the Chicago Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  Valuable assistance was provided by the Lisle Police Department, the Chicago Police Department, and the Villa Park Police Department.  The government is represented by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Sushma Raju.

The public is reminded that an indictment contains only a charge and is not evidence of guilt.  The defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial at which the government has the burden of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.  The bank robbery charge carries a possible sentence of up to 20 years in federal prison, the firearms charge carries a possible sentence of up to life in federal prison.  If convicted, the Court must impose a reasonable sentence under federal statutes and the advisory U.S. Sentencing Guidelines.

Updated March 16, 2023

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