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Fuquay-Varina Man Sentenced for Bank Robbery

U.S. Attorney’s Office March 12, 2013
  • Eastern District of North Carolina (919) 856-4530

GREENVILLE—United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced that in federal court today Van David Kalcevic, 22, of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, was sentenced by Senior United States District Judge Malcolm J. Howard to 180 months’ imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release.

On October 15, 2012, Kalcevic pled guilty to bank robbery by force and violence, and by intimidation, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2113(a) and (d), and to knowingly using and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 924(c)(1)(A) and Section 924(e)(2)(B).

According to the investigation, on March 29, 2012, Kalcevic robbed the Branch Banking and Trust, located at 1130 Bear Creek Commons Drive in Apex, North Carolina of approximately $4,422.

This case was part of the Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) initiative which encourages federal, state, and local agencies to cooperate in a unified “team effort” against gun crime, targeting repeat offenders who continually plague their communities.

Investigation of this case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Apex Police Department, and the Raleigh Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney S. Katherine Burnette prosecuted the case.