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Bowling Green Bank Robber Sentenced to 7-Plus Years in Federal Prison

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Kentucky

Bowling Green, KY – A Bowling Green man was sentenced yesterday to 87 months in prison followed by a 3-year term of supervised release for committing three bank robberies in the Bowling Green area.

U.S. Attorney Michael A. Bennett of the Western District of Kentucky, Special Agent in Charge Jodi Cohen of the FBI Louisville Field Office, and Chief Michael Delaney of the Bowling Green Police Department made the announcement.

According to court documents, Manuel G. Quiros, 60, committed three bank robberies in 2021. Quiros used a fake bomb during one robbery, brandished a handgun during another robbery, and threatened to use a gun during the third robbery. No one was injured during the robberies. 

In addition to the 87-month prison sentence, the Court ordered Quiros to pay $88,810 in restitution to the banks. There is no parole in the federal system.

The case was investigated by the FBI’s Bowling Green Resident Agency and the Bowling Green Police Department.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Mark J. Yurchisin II, of the U.S. Attorney’s Bowling Green Branch Office, prosecuted the case.


Updated April 14, 2023