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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Pittsburgh Man Indicted in Armed Robbery Spree of Allegheny and Beaver County Banks

PITTSBURGH – Bryan Campbell, age 27, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been charged with conspiring to rob three area banks, armed bank robbery, and brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

According to the April 4 indictment, Campbell conspired to rob the S&T Bank in Verona, PA, on March 7, 2017; the First National Bank in Verona, PA, on May 1, 2017; and the Huntington Bank in Baden, PA, on July 22, 2017. Additionally, Campbell is charged with the March 7, 2017 armed bank robbery of the S&T Bank in Verona, PA, on March 7, 2017; the armed bank robbery of the First National Bank in Verona, PA, on May 1, 2017; and the attempted armed bank robbery of the Huntington Bank in Baden, PA, on July 22, 2017. Campbell is also charged with brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence for using a silver revolver during the March 7, 2017 robbery.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence of not less than seven years and up to life 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 offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant United States Attorney Timothy M. Lanni is prosecuting this case on behalf of the Government.

The FBI Pittsburgh’s Violent Crimes Task Force, with assistance from the Plum Police Department, Verona Police Department, Economy Borough Police, Allegheny County Sherriff’s Department, and Shaler Township 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.

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Violent Crime
Updated April 5, 2018