Rochester Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Robbery
CONCORD, NH—Thomas Hegarty, 21, of Rochester, New Hampshire, appeared in United States District Court yesterday and pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery announced Acting United States Attorney Donald Feith.
Hegarty walked into a Bank of America in Rochester, New Hampshire, on January 20, 2015 and handed the teller a note demanding money. He then made off with $400 in stolen funds. Surveillance cameras captured images of the robbery and law enforcement quickly identified Hegarty. He was apprehended later that day.
Hegarty—who faces a maximum sentence of twenty years in prison and criminal fines of up to $250,000—will be detained pending sentencing, which is presently scheduled for January 12, 2015.
This case was investigated by the Rochester Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Georgiana Konesky.