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

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

South Bend Man Sentenced To Over 11 Years In Prison

For Bank Robbery

SOUTH BEND – Shawn Fox, age 34, of South Bend was sentenced before U.S. District Court Judge Robert L. Miller, Jr, upon his plea of guilty to three counts of bank robbery by force or violence, announced U.S. Attorney Kirsch.

Fox was sentenced to 137 months in prison, 3 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $10,197. 

According to documents in this case, starting in December 2018 and continuing through January 28, 2019, Mr. Fox was involved in the robbery of 4 banks, three in the South Bend area and one in Bronson, Michigan.  Fox was released from prison on October 19, 2018 from a previous bank robbery conviction.  He was on supervised release at the time of the robberies and has been convicted of 5 prior felony offenses with 2 of those being robbery convictions.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank E. Schaffer. 



Violent Crime
Updated November 13, 2019