Lebanon Man Sentenced for Bank Robbery
|U.S. Attorney’s Office October 16, 2012|
MUSKOGEE, OK—The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that Jerry Lee Taylor, age 56, of Lebanon, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 66 months’ imprisonment, followed by 36 months of supervised release, for bank robbery, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 2113.
The charge arose from an investigation by the Muskogee Police Department, the Muskogee County Sheriff’s Department, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The defendant was indicted in April 2012 and pled guilty in May 2012.
The indictment alleged that on or about March 22, 2012, in Muskogee, the defendant, by force, violence, and intimidation, attempted to take and did take from the person and presence of another, United States currency, belonging to and in the care, custody, control, management, and possession of Banc First of Muskogee, Oklahoma, a bank of whose deposits were then insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
The Honorable Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over today’s hearing. The defendant remains in the custody of the United States Marshals Service, pending transportation to the designated federal prison at which he will serve his non-parolable sentence.
Assistant United States Attorney Edward Snow represented the United States.