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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Judge Sentences Bank Robber to 8 Years in Federal Prison

PITTSBURGH, PA. - A resident of Pittsburgh, PA has been sentenced in federal court to eight years (96 months) in prison followed by five years of supervised release and was ordered to pay $4,000 in restitution on his conviction of armed robbery, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer imposed the sentence on Derek Hanner, age 30.

According to information presented to the court, Hanner committed the armed robbery of the following banks:

• Citizens Bank, 2021 Wharton Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 of $8,233:

• Citizens Bank, 5550 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232 of $ $8,024;

• Brentwood Bank, 5259 Library Road, Bethel Park, PA 15102 of $12,470; and

• Brentwood Bank, 5259 Library Road, Bethel Park, PA 15102 of $4,000.

Assistant United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

United States Attorney Brady commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police and the Bethel Park Police Department for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Hanner.

Topic(s): 
Violent Crime
Updated March 21, 2019