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Manchester Man Sentenced On Bank Robbery Charge

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Hampshire

            CONCORD, N.H. – Eric Michael D’Aoust, 30, of Manchester, New Hampshire, appeared in U.S. District Court today and was sentenced to 63 months in federal prison for committing three bank robberies in Manchester, New Hampshire in November of last year. 

            The defendant, who was identified by bank personnel and through surveillance video, robbed the Granite State Credit Union at 1415 Elm Street on November 9, 2015.  On November 12, 2015 D’Aoust robbed the TD Bank at 300 Franklin Street and on November 13, 2015 D’Aoust robbed the TD Bank at 1255 South Willow Street.  In the course of each robbery, the defendant entered the bank and passed a note to the teller demanding that the teller give him all the cash in the drawers. 

            The defendant was arrested on November 13, 2015 in the area of the TD Bank on South Willow Street shortly after the robbery.  At the time of his arrest, the defendant had an amount of money on his person consistent with the amount stolen from the TD Bank.   In January, 2016, the defendant was indicted by a Federal Grand Jury and on March 8, 2016, D’Aoust pled guilty before United States Chief Judge, Joseph Laplante.

            The defendant will be supervised by United States Probation for a period of three years after his release from prison. 

            This case was investigated by the Manchester Police Department with the assistance of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Helen White Fitzgibbon.


Updated June 16, 2016

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