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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Harrison County man indicted for bank robbery

ELKINS, WEST VIRGINIA – Clint Monroe Utter, of West Milford, West Virginia, is facing a charge of bank robbery, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Utter, 43, was indicted today on one count of “Bank Robbery.” Utter is accused of robbing the Summit Community Bank in Salem, West Virginia, of $69,100 on November 17, 2020. 

Utter faces up to 20 years of incarceration and a fine of up to $250,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

The government is also seeking a money judgement in the amount of $69,100. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon S. Flower is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The FBI and the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office investigated.

An indictment is merely an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated December 15, 2020