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

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Ohio Man Charged with April Robberies at Erie Bank, Gas Station

ERIE, PA. – A former resident of Wickliffe, Ohio, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Erie on charges of bank robbery and Hobbs Act robbery, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

The two-count indictment named Zachary Price, 33.

According to the indictment presented to the court, on April 24, 2016, Price robbed the Kwik Fill located at 3620 Peach Street, Erie, Pennsylvania. On April 25, 2016 Price robbed $2,000 from the Huntington Bank, located at 5808 Peach Street, Erie, Pennsylvania.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence of 40 years in prison, a fine of $500,000 or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

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

The Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Erie Police Department and the Millcreek Police Department 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 May 11, 2016