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

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Buffalo Man Sentenced For Bank Robbery

CONTACT: Barbara Burns
PHONE: (716) 843-5817
FAX #: (716) 551-3051

BUFFALO, N.Y.-U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. announced today that Isaiah Brown, 28, of Buffalo, NY, who was convicted of bank robbery, was sentenced to 57 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Frank T. Pimentel, who handled the case, stated that on July 9, 2015, Brown entered the First Niagara Bank at 2853 Delaware Avenue in Kenmore, NY wearing a brown wig. The defendant passed a note to the teller demanding money and threatening that he had a gun. Brown made off with a specific amount of money.
The defendant also admitted that on July 3, 2015, he robbed the First Niagara Bank at 1726 Hertel Avenue in Buffalo using the same method.
The sentencing is the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Adam S. Cohen

Updated February 25, 2016