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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, October 26, 2018

Fort Wayne Man Sentenced to 140 Months in Prison

FORT WAYNE – Rasheed Stukes, age 27, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Theresa Springmann after pleading guilty to bank robbery along with using a dangerous weapon during such act, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.

Stukes was sentenced to 140 months in prison followed by 2 years of supervised release. 

According to documents in the case, on April 11 2016, Stukes 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 case was investigated by the FBI and Indiana State Police.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Lesley Miller Lowery.

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Topic(s): 
Violent Crime
Updated October 26, 2018