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Fruitdale Woman Sentenced for Bank Robbery

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Dakota

United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Fruitdale, South Dakota, woman convicted of Bank Robbery was sentenced by Chief Judge Jeffrey L. Viken, U.S. District Court.

Kaycee Teppo, age 23, was sentenced on April 30, 2018, to 41 months in custody, followed by 2 years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund and restitution in an amount to be determined.

Teppo was charged on May 23, 2017.  The conviction stems from Teppo robbing a bank in Spearfish, South Dakota, on May 18, 2017.

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Spearfish Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Sarah B. Collins prosecuted the case.

Updated May 7, 2018