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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Iowa

Monday, January 23, 2017

Former Des Moines Man Sentenced to Prison for Bank Robbery

DES MOINES, IA – On January 23, 2017, Robert Dwayne Humburd IIIheather Jean Reekr, age 38, formerly of Des Moines, Iowa, was sentenced by Senior United States District Court Judge James E. Gritzner to 96 months in prison for two counts of bank robbery, announced United States Attorney Kevin E. VanderSchel. Humburd is required to serve a three-year term of supervised release following his prison term, pay $200 to the Crime Victims’ Fund, and pay a total of $10,473 in restitution to the banks and a bank teller. The Court ordered the prison terms on each count are to be served at the same time.


On September 21, 2016, Humburd pleaded guilty to two counts of bank robbery. According to the plea agreement, Humburd entered a U.S. Bank branch in Des Moines on September 9, 2015, and gave a note to the teller demanding cash. Humburd fled the bank with a sum of cash. On November 6, 2015, Humburd entered a Bankers Trust Company branch in Des Moines and handed a note to the teller demanding cash. Again, Humburd fled the bank with a sum of cash.


This matter was investigated by the Des Moines Police Department and the case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.


Learn more about this release by contacting Rachel Scherle at 515-473-9300, or by emailing her at

Violent Crime
Updated January 23, 2017