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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Dallas Men Sentenced In Patriot Bank Robbery

DALLAS — Rictavious Butler, 20, was sentenced this morning by U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade to 30 months in federal prison. Butler, pleaded guilty in June 2014 to one count of Bank Robbery. U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña of the Northern District of Texas, made the announcement today.

Arlando Miller, 24, was sentenced on November 5, 2014 to 48 months in federal prison by Judge Kinkeade. He also pleaded guilty in June 2014 to one count of Bank Robbery.

According to documents filed in the case, on April 4, 2014, Miller and Butler entered Patriot Bank with a handgun. Miller climbed through one of the four teller stations and demanded money from the teller. Miller retrieved $2,652 from the teller’s drawer while Butler maintained control of the lobby area. In the process of exiting the bank, Miller dropped the handgun in the foyer. It was later determined that the handgun was a BB pistol.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and Mesquite Police Department led the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Keith Robinson prosecuted.

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Updated June 22, 2015