Omaha Man Sentenced for Armed Bank Robbery
Acting United States Attorney Robert C. Stuart announced that on January 8, 2018, Chief United States District Court Judge Laurie Smith Camp sentenced Alan Russell, age 30, of Omaha, Nebraska for his conviction for armed bank robbery. Russell was sentenced to six years imprisonment to be followed by a term of supervised release of five years and was ordered to pay his share of restitution of $21,000 to U.S. Bank.
On April 30, 2014, Alan Russell, along with his brother Aaron and Marcus Sanders, entered the U.S. Bank branch located at 8905 Maple Street, Omaha, Nebraska, pistol whipped the bank manager and robbed the bank of approximately $21,000. Russell went to trial in September of 2017 and was convicted of armed bank robbery. Aaron Russell and Marcus Sanders had previously pled guilty and are serving prison sentences.
This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.