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

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Louisiana Man Charged With Robbing First National Bank On Steubenville Pike In January

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - A resident of Crowley, Louisiana, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on a charges of Bank Robbery, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

The one-count Indictment named Kirk Stutes, 52, as the sole defendant.

According to the Indictment, on Jan. 16, 2015, Stutes robbed First National Bank located at 6298 Steubenville Pike, Pittsburgh, Pa. The bank is insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence of 20 years in prison, a fine of $250,000, or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offense and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

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

The Federal Bureau of Investigation, Robinson Township Police Department, North Fayette Police Department, Allegheny County Police Department, Allegheny County Sheriff’s Department, and the Pennsylvania State Police conducted the investigation leading to the Indictment in this case.

An Indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated July 14, 2015