U.S. Attorney's Office
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May 20, 2014

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Robbing U.S. Bank in February 2013

ALBUQUERQUE—Jay Patrick Mount, 36, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, was sentenced today to 10 years in federal prison for his bank robbery conviction. Mount will be on supervised release for three years after completing his prison sentence.

Mount was arrested on February 28, 2013, based on a criminal complaint alleging that he robbed the U.S. Bank branch located at 1418 Carlisle Blvd. NE in Albuquerque on February 25, 2013. Mount subsequently was charged with bank robbery in an indictment filed on March 27, 2013.

On February 5, 2014, Mount entered a guilty plea to the indictment. In his plea agreement, Mount admitted robbing the bank by presenting a demand note to a bank teller and taking money from the teller on February 25, 2013. Mount acknowledged that the demand note threatened to harm the bank teller.

This case was investigated by the Albuquerque Office of the FBI and the Albuquerque Police Department and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney William J. Pflugrath.

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