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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Getaway Driver in Two Bank Robberies Sentenced to 4 Years

PITTSBURGH, PA - A former resident of Charleston, West Virginia, has been sentenced in federal court to four years imprisonment, followed by three years supervised release on his convictions related to two bank robberies, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

Senior United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer imposed the sentence on William Gregory, 41.

According to information presented to the court, on May 4, 2018, Gregory assisted co-defendant Daimeyon Smith in committing two bank robberies. Gregory served as the getaway driver for both robberies while Smith is alleged to have robbed each bank at gunpoint. In all, Gregory and Smith robbed the Key Bank in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania of $8,000, and the Key Bank in McMurray, Pennsylvania of $12,158.

Judge Fischer also ordered that Gregory is required to pay restitution to the banks in the joint and several amount of $20,158.00.

Assistant United States Attorney Rebecca L. Silinski prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

United States Attorney Brady commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Coraopolis Police Department, and Peters Township Police Department for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Gregory.

Topic(s): 
Violent Crime
Updated February 4, 2021