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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, March 10, 2017

Federal Jury Finds Fort Worth Man Guilty of Bank Robberies

FORT WORTH — Following a five-day trial before Senior U.S. District Judge Terry R. Means, a federal jury convicted Waymon Scott McLaughlin, 57, of Fort Worth, Texas, on four counts of bank robbery, announced U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas.

Each of the bank robbery counts carries a maximum statutory penalty of 20 years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine. McLaughlin will remain in custody pending sentencing scheduled for August 8, 2017.

 

The government presented evidence at trial that McLaughlin robbed the below listed locations:

      May 6, 2016 First Convenience Bank, 3510 Altamesa Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas

 

      May 20, 2016 Woodforest Bank, 2225 W. 120, Grand Prairie, Texas

 

      May 27, 2016 First Convenience Bank, 3510 Altamesa Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas

 

      May 27, 2016 First Convenience Bank, 6756 W. Vickery Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas

 

The Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Grand Prairie Police Department, and the Fort Worth Police Department investigated the case.

 

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Topic: 
Violent Crime
Updated March 10, 2017