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Thursday, July 7, 2016

New Castle Man Sentenced to 77 Months in Prison for New Castle Bank Robberies

PITTSBURGH - A former resident of New Castle, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 77 months imprisonment, followed by three years supervised release, on charges of bank robbery. Calvin Douglas Smith was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $3,266.00, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Mark R. Hornak imposed the sentence on Calvin Douglas Smith, age 44, formerly of New Castle, Pennsylvania.

The court was advised that on Nov. 5, 2014, Smith robbed Huntington Bank located at 101 E. Washington St., New Castle, PA, and on Dec. 2, 2014, Smith robbed First Commonwealth Bank located at 27 E. Washington St., New Castle, PA. The banks are both insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

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

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the New Castle City Police Department for conducting the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Smith.

Updated July 7, 2016