Manchester Man Sentenced on Bank Robbery Charge
CONCORD, NH—Roger Hicks, 51, of Manchester, appeared in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire and was sentenced to 37 months in prison for robbing the Members First Credit Union in Manchester on October 3, 2014, announced Acting United States Attorney Donald Feith.
The defendant, who was identified by bank personnel and through surveillance video, entered the Members First Credit Union on Bridge Street and made several attempts to withdraw funds using cash-advance debit/credit cards. After being informed there were insufficient funds to satisfy the withdrawal, Hicks passed a demand note to the teller which stated he had a gun. The defendant was subsequently arrested in Manchester and indicted by a Federal Grand in January of this year.
This case was investigated by the Manchester Police Department and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Helen White Fitzgibbon with the assistance of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.