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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 6, 2020

Pennsylvania man charged with robbing Elm Grove bank

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Frank L. Morrison, of Braddock Hills, Pennsylvania, was indicted this week on a bank robbery charge, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Morrison, 54, was indicted on one count of “Bank Robbery.” Morrison is accused of robbing the United Bank in the Elm Grove section of Wheeling on September 4, 2018. Morrison is accused of taking $4,221 from the bank. 

Morrison 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.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Robert H. McWilliams, Jr. is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Federal Bureau of Investigation investigated.

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

Updated August 6, 2020