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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Clairton Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for January 2019 Robberies

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - A resident of Clairton, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 5 years imprisonment and 3 years supervised release, and was ordered to pay $4,000 in restitution, on his conviction of Interference with Commerce by Robbery and Bank Robbery, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

United States District Judge Marilyn J. Horan imposed the sentence on Richard D. Parrish, age 41, formerly of Clairton, Pennsylvania.

According to the information present to the court, Parrish robbed the Dollar General store on Route 51 in Jefferson Hills on January 5, 2019, and then robbed the Dollar Bank on Route 51 in Pleasant Hills on January 7, 2019.

Assistant United States Attorney Shaun E. Sweeney prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

The U.S. Attorney commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Pleasant Hills Police and the Jefferson Hills Police for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Richard D. Parrish.

Topic(s): 
Violent Crime
Updated November 19, 2019