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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, August 1, 2016

Erie Man Sentenced to Prison for Robbing Hometown Banks

ERIE, Pa. - A former resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 60 months in jail on his conviction of bank robbery, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge David S. Cercone imposed the sentence on Samuel Louis Dominick, 29.

According to information presented to the court, on February 19, 2015, Dominick and a co-defendant were involved in the robbery of $1,565 from the First National Bank, located at 3310 West 26th Street, Erie, Pennsylvania. In addition, on March 5, 2015, Dominick robbed $4,828 from the Marquette Savings Bank, located at 2320 West 12th Street, Erie, Pennsylvania.

Assistant United States Attorney Christian A. Trabold prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Millcreek Township Police Department for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Dominick.

Updated August 1, 2016