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

Monday, June 3, 2019

Jefferson County man sentenced to 20 years for bank robbery

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Timothy Byers, Jr., of Charles Town, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 240 months incarceration for bank robbery, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Byers, age 48, pled guilty to one count of “Bank Robbery” in March 2019. Byers admitted to robbing the Bank of Charles Town in Charles Town, West Virginia, on May 19, 2018. Byers got away with $7,048.

Byers was also ordered to pay &8,044 in restitution.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Kimberley D. Crockett prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Charles Town Police Department investigated. 

Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Updated June 5, 2019