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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 29, 2016

New Hampshire Man Sentenced To 48 Months In Prison For September 2015 Bank Robbery In Manchester

            Concord, N.H.—Emily Gray Rice, United States Attorney for the District of New Hampshire, announced that Jordan Caruso, 41, previously of Manchester, New Hampshire, was sentenced today for the robbery of a Bank of America branch location in September 2015.  Senior United States District Judge Steven J. McAuliffe sentenced Caruso to prison for 48 months.  Caruso was also sentenced to three years of supervised release that will begin after he is released from prison, restitution to the bank, and a mandatory $100 special assessment.

            According to the indictment, statements made in court, and other public records in the case, on September 28, 2015, Caruso robbed a Bank of America branch location at 1000 South Willow Street, Manchester, New Hampshire.  Although not actually armed, Caruso disguised himself with a hat, sunglasses, and tape on his nose and approached the teller with a demand note stating “I gotta gun, no die packs, money now, don’t play with me.”  The teller complied, providing Caruso approximately $3,411 in bank funds.  Caruso then fled the bank, discarding his disguise and retrieving his parked vehicle from a nearby location.  Law enforcement was able to identify Caruso from bank and other surveillance with the assistance of several civilian resources.  He was arrested about ten days later in Connecticut.  A federal indictment charging Caruso with bank robbery in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2113(a), was returned on December 16, 2015, and Caruso pleaded guilty on February 3, 2016.

            The case was investigated by the Manchester Police Department with assistance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Charles L. Rombeau.

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Topic: 
Violent Crime
Updated June 29, 2016