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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Alabama

Friday, December 13, 2013

Bank Robbery Accomplice Sentenced To 114 Months In Custody

The United States Attorney Kenyen R. Brown announces that on 12/4/2013, Brandon Payne, was committed to the BOP for a term of 114 MONTHS by Federal Judge William Steele; said term consists of 30 months as to Count One and 84 months as to Count Two; said terms to run consecutively. The Judge recommended that the defendant be allowed to participate in residential, comprehensive, substance abuse treatment while incarcerated. The defendant was sentenced to a Supervised Release Term (SRT) of five (5) years as to Counts One and Two. Defendant was ordered to make restitution in the amount of $5,826.00, payable to BankTrust and to participate in a program of testing and treatment for drug and/or alcohol abuse as directed by the Probation Office and to pay a Special Assessment fee of $200.00.

The defendant along with two co-defendants, Kenterrio Scott and Renaldo Gaddis were  charged in Count One of the Superseding indictment with a violation of 18U.S.C. ' 2113(a) & (d), Bank Robbery.  Bank Robbery carries a maximum penalty of up to 25 years in custody, a $250,000 fine, 5 years of SRT and $100 Special Assessment.   He was also charged in Count Two of the Superseding Indictment with a violation of 18 U.S.C. ' 924(c), Possession of Firearm During a Crime of Violence.  The maximum penalty is a custody sentence of 7 years consecutive, a fine of $250,000, 3 years SRT and $100 Special Assessment.  Payne was the last one to be brought to justice.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and prosecuted by AUSA Vicki Davis.

Updated January 26, 2015