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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 24, 2017

Hearing Set for Brandon Michael Council in Federal Court

Columbia, South Carolina-------United States Attorney Beth Drake announced today that a hearing for Brandon Michael Council, age 32, of Wilson, North Carolina, has been set for Thursday afternoon, August 24, 2017, at 2:00 P.M. in the federal courthouse in Greenville, North Carolina, 216 S. Evans St.

Council has been charged in a criminal complaint with Armed Bank Robbery with a Deadly weapon Resulting in Death and with Use, Carry, and Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Crime of Violence. 

The case was investigated by Special Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Conway Police Department,  South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, 15th Circuit Solicitor’s Office, South Carolina Highway Patrol, Horry County Police Department, Horry County Sheriff’s Office,  Myrtle Beach Police Department, Wilson North Carolina Police Department, Greenville North Carolina Police Department, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms, and the United States Marshal’s Service. 

The United States Attorney stated that all charges are merely accusations and that the defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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Firearms Offenses
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Contact: 
Lance Crick (864) 282-2105
Updated August 24, 2017