Las Vegas Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Bank Robbery
For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Nevada
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - A Las Vegas, Nevada man was sentenced today to 120 months in prison for robbing a bank located inside a grocery store, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Steven W. Myhre for the District of Nevada.
Anthony Donnell Tyner, 40, previously pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery. In addition to the prison term, U.S. District Judge Andrew P. Gordon sentenced Tyner to three years of supervised release to follow his term of imprisonment. Tyner is a former felon with previous bank robbery convictions.
According to the criminal complaint, on Nov. 18, 2016, Tyner, who wore a fake gray beard, entered the U.S. Bank located inside the Albertson’s at 10140 West Flamingo Rd. He handed the bank teller a demand note and threatened to shoot the teller. Tyner stole $493 from the bank.
The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Phillip N. Smith Jr. prosecuted the case.
This case was brought as part of Project Safe Neighborhoods, a nationwide commitment by the Department of Justice to reduce gun and gang crime in America by networking local programs that target gun and gun crime and providing these programs with additional tools necessary to be successful. For more information about Project Safe Neighborhoods, visit www.justice.gov/usao_nv.
Updated January 3, 2018