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Rochester Man Pleads Guilty To Bank Robbery And Criminal Threatening

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

          CONCORD, N.H. United States Attorney Emily Gray Rice announced that Eric Rouleau, 37, of Rochester, pled guilty to robbing the Northeast Credit Union in Rochester. Rouleau also pled guilty to mailing a threatening communication to another.


          According court records and statements in court, on April 22, 2016, Rouleau, who was identified through surveillance video, entered the Northeast Credit Union and produced a note which demanded, “Money Now and No One Gets Hurt.” The teller gave Rouleau the money in her drawer and Rouleau fled the bank. He later was arrested at a residence in Rochester. After his arrest, Rouleau sent a letter containing death threats to another individual.


          Rouleau will be sentenced on June 13, 2017.


          This case was investigated by the Rochester Police Department and the Strafford County Sheriff’s Office, with assistant from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Helen White Fitzgibbon.



Updated March 3, 2017

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