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District of New Mexico

Monday, February 5, 2018

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to Prison for Federal Bank Robbery Conviction

ALBUQUERQUE – Richard J. Hall, 32, of Albuquerque, N.M., was sentenced today in federal court to 63 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for his conviction on a bank robbery charge.

Hall was arrested on April 6, 2017, on a criminal complaint charging him with robbing the Wells Fargo Bank located at 1800 Eubank Blvd. NE, in Albuquerque, on March 30, 2017.  According to the complaint, Hall robbed the Wells Fargo Bank by handing a bank teller a note in which he threatened to hurt someone if the bank teller did not give Hall money. 

Hall subsequently was indicted on April 26, 2017, on a bank robbery charge.  On June 13, 2017, Hall pled guilty to the indictment without the benefit of a plea agreement. 

This case was investigated by the Albuquerque office of the FBI.  Assistant U.S. Attorney George C. Kraehe prosecuted the case.

Updated February 5, 2018