7 Charged In Pasadena Bank Robbery
HOUSTON – A federal grand jury has returned a two-count indictment against seven local men in connection with the armed robbery of the Shared Resources Credit Union at 2102 SH 225 in Pasadena on July 28, 2014, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson.
Raynard Gray, 31, Leroy Carlton Richardson, 34, Howard Bernard Glaze, 22, Christopher Braziel, 27, and Kwhun Dominique Johnson, 22, were taken into custody last week by local authorities and are expected to make an initial appearance before a U.S. magistrate judge in Houston in the near future. Sonny Floyd Pervis, 25, has been in custody in Louisiana on unrelated charges and is expected to be transferred to Houston to answer these charges in the near future. The seventh defendant - Keith Derwin McGee, 24 - is currently a fugitive and a warrant remains outstanding for his arrest.
Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and arrest of McGee. If you have information about him, please call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 713-222-TIPS (8477) or the Houston office of the FBI at 713-693-5000.
Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact the FBI at 713-693-5000.
All seven men are charged with aiding and abetting bank robbery, which carries a maximum 25-year-term of federal imprisonment and a possible $250,000 maximum fine, upon conviction.
Gray, Pervis, Richardson, Glaze, McGee and Braziel were also charged with aiding and abetting the use and carrying of a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence. If convicted, they will each face a minimum of seven years, which must be served consecutively to any other sentence imposed for the underlying crime.
This charges are the result of a joint investigation by the Pasadena Police Department and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force, which includes such agencies as the Harris County Sheriff’s Office and Houston Police Department, with assistance from the Montgomery County and Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Offices. Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard D. Hanes is prosecuting the case.
An indictment is a formal accusation of criminal conduct, not evidence.
A defendant is presumed innocent unless convicted through due process of law.