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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Fort Wayne Man Sentenced To 130 Months In Prison For Attempted Bank Robbery

FORT WAYNE – Jamar Freeman, 27 years old, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Theresa L. Springmann after pleading guilty to attempted bank robbery and aiding and abetting, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.

Freeman was sentenced to 130 months in prison followed by 2 years of supervised release.

According to documents in the case, on April 11 2016, Freeman and two co-defendants attempted to rob a bank. During the course of the attempted robbery, a dangerous weapon was used causing injury to another person. A person was also forced to accompany the robbers against the consent of that person.

This investigation was conducted by the FBI, the Indiana State Police North Regional Laboratory, the Allen County Police Department, and the Fort Wayne Police Department. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley J. Miller Lowery.

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Topic(s): 
Violent Crime
Updated March 27, 2019