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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of New Hampshire

Monday, April 14, 2014

Beford Man Sentenced For Conducting Bank Robbery

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE –Jonathan Talbot, 27, of Bedford, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire 41 months in prison, for engaging in a bank robbery, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas.

On May 30, 2013, the Manchester Police Department responded to Citizens Bank at 2035 Brown Avenue for a report of a robbery.  Upon arrival, a bank teller indicated that she was working at her station when a caucasian male, who appeared to be in his mid-30s and approximately 5’5”, 140 pounds, wearing a short-sleeved white button-down shirt, gray beret and eyeglasses, entered the bank and walked over to a table, which contained blank deposit slips while speaking on a cellular telephone.  He wrote on a slip, walked to her station and handed her a deposit slip which stated, “All unmarked bills. I have a gun give back note! Be calm!”  The teller gave Talbot all of the currency from her register. 

Talbot left the bank in a grey Audi.  Following the robbery, law enforcement determined that the 2003 silver Audi A4, was registered to Jonathan Talbot of Bedford, New Hampshire.   At 3:50 p.m. on May 30, 2013, approximately one hour after the robbery, law enforcement traveled to Talbot’s residence

A search warrant was obtained for the 2003 Gray Audi A4, and law enforcement recovered a black plastic framed pair of eyeglasses.  A search warrant was also obtained for the residence and seized from Jonathan Talbot’s bedroom closet was a backpack which was found to contain the white shirt, hat, shorts and shoes worn during the robbery.  Also recovered from within the backpack was $4,268.00 in $50.00, $20.00, $10.00, $5.00 and $1.00 denominations.

 The case was investigated by the Manchester, New Hampshire, Police Department, the Bedford, New Hampshire, Police Department, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Terry L. Ollila.

Updated April 10, 2015