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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Kentucky

Monday, November 24, 2014

Henderson, Kentucky, Man Sentenced To 100 Months In Prison For Multiple Bank Robberies

– Ordered to pay $6,660 in restitution

OWENSBORO, Ky. – A Henderson County, Kentucky man was sentenced in U.S. District Court today, by Chief Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr., to 100 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for robbing three banks located in Daviess and Henderson Counties in Kentucky, announced David. J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky.

Weston Neel Hurd, age 41, was further ordered to pay $6,660 dollars in restitution to the three banks and ordered to have no contact with the banks for three years following his release from prison. He remains in the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

Hurd previously admitted that on August 6, 2012, in Henderson County, Kentucky, he robbed the Ohio Valley Financial Group, located at 400 Barret Boulevard, of approximately $2,651 by force, violence and intimidation. Neel admitted that on October 2, 2012, in Daviess County, Kentucky, he robbed the Kentucky Telco Federal Credit Union, located at 933 Tamarack Road, in Owensboro, of $2,878 by force, violence and intimidation. Neel further admitted that on December 28, 2012, in Daviess County, Kentucky, he robbed the First Security Federal Bank, located at 3560 Frederica Street, in Owensboro, of $1,131 by force, violence and intimidation.

This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Daniel P. Kinnicutt and was investigate by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Owensboro Police Department and Henderson Police Department.

Updated December 15, 2014