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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Pittsburgh Man Indicted for Robbing Castle Shannon Dollar Bank

PITTSBURGH, PA – A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of bank robbery, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

The one-count Indictment names Deontre Simpson, 23, as the sole defendant.

According to the Indictment, on or about April 29, 2019, Simpson robbed the Dollar Bank located at 400 Mount Lebanon Boulevard, Castle Shannon, Pennsylvania 15234, of approximately $4,661.

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 Rebecca L. Silinski is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Allegheny County Police Department, the Mount Lebanon Police Department, and the Castle Shannon 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): 
Violent Crime
Updated June 26, 2019