Durant Man Pleads Guilty To Bank Robbery

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 10:03

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According to a press release - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Graham Allen Helms, 29, of Durant, Oklahoma, pled guilty to two counts of Bank Robbery.

 

A crime punishable by not more than 20 years imprisonment, and up to a $250,000.00 fine or both.

 

The Indictment alleged that on or about July 24, 2017, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, by force, violence and intimidation did take from the person and presence of another, money belonging to and in the care, custody, control, management and possession of IBC Bank, located in Ardmore, Oklahoma, a bank whose deposits were then insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

 

The Indictment further alleged that on or about August 1, 2017, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, by force, violence and intimidation did take from the person and presence of another, money belonging to and in the care, custody, control, management and possession of Shamrock Bank, located in Coalgate, Oklahoma, a bank whose deposits were then insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

 

The charges arose from an investigation by the Ardmore Police Department, the Coal County Sherriff’s Office, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

 

The Honorable Kimberly E. West, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the plea and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report.

 

Assistant United States Attorney Chris Wilson represented the United States.

David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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