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

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

St. Joseph Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a St. Joseph, Mo., man pleaded guilty in federal court today to robbing UMB Bank.


Terry L. Hager, 49, of St. Joseph, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Fernando J. Gaitan to the charge contained in a May 19, 2016, federal indictment.


By pleading guilty today, Hager admitted that he stole $13,957 from UMB Bank, 1211 N. Belt Hwy., St. Joseph, on March 5, 2016.


Under federal statutes, Hager is subject to a sentence of up to 20 years in federal prison without parole. The maximum statutory sentence is prescribed by Congress and is provided here for informational purposes, as the sentencing of the defendant will be determined by the court based on the advisory sentencing guidelines and other statutory factors. A sentencing hearing will be scheduled after the completion of a presentence investigation by the United States Probation Office.


This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Alison D. Dunning. It was investigated by the St. Joseph, Mo., Police Department and the FBI.

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Updated January 3, 2017