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December 2, 2015

Kenneth Culver Sentenced to 37 Months’ Imprisonment

HAMMOND, IN—United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, David Capp, announced that Kenneth Culver, age 39, of Steger, Illinois, was sentenced Tuesday, December 1, 2015, in federal court by Judge Joseph S. Van Bokkelen after pleading guilty to two counts of bank robbery.

Kenneth Culver was sentenced to 37 months’ imprisonment and two years’ supervised release.

According to documents in the case, Culver robbed a Chase Bank within Munster, Indiana on August 12, 2014 and again on December 3, 2014. Culver passed a note to the tellers demanding money and stole $2675 and $1200 on each respective occasion. Culver was initially arrested and charged in Lake County Court with the August robbery. While on bond for the first robbery, he committed the second offense. He was then charged with both crimes in federal court.

This case was the result of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in coordination with the Munster Indiana Police. The case was handled by Assistant United States Attorney Thomas M. McGrath.

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