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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, October 28, 2016

Serial Bank Robber Sentenced to 84 Months in Federal Prison

DALLAS — A Garland, Texas, man, Brian Dwayne Glass, 35, was sentenced this afternoon by Chief U.S. District Judge Barbara M. G. Lynn to 84 months in federal prison, following his guilty pleas in February 2016 to six counts of bank robbery.

Glass admitted robbing six banks, entering each of the banks with the intent to commit bank robbery.  He acted similarly in each robbery, entering the bank during the late morning or early afternoon hours and verbally demanding from a teller, in an intimidating manner, that they give him all of their money.  In one instance, Glass also grabbed approximately $5,000 cash that was laid out on the counter by a bank customer who was in the process of depositing the cash.

Glass committed the following bank robberies:

            July 25, 2014                          Chase Bank
                                                            4430 Lavon Drive
                                                            Garland, Texas

            August 14, 2014                     Chase Bank
                                                            5525 North Garland Avenue
                                                            Garland, Texas

            September 29, 2014                Chase Bank
                                                            1000 South Beltline Road
                                                            Coppell, Texas

            November 4, 2014                  Bank of America
                                                            5610 Broadway Boulevard
                                                            Garland, Texas

            November 10, 2014                Chase Bank
                                                            4430 Lavon Drive
                                                            Garland, Texas

            January 27, 2015                     Chase Bank
                                                            18220 Midway Road
                                                            Dallas

The FBI and the Coppell, Dallas and Garland Police Departments investigated.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Keith Robinson prosecuted.

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Topic: 
Violent Crime
Updated October 28, 2016