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October 2, 2014

Shreveport Man Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison for Stealing from ATM

SHREVEPORT, LA—United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today that a Shreveport man was sentenced to 15 months in prison for stealing more than $30,000 from an ATM located on bank property, causing more than $35,000 worth of damage in the process.

Frederick Charles Davis, 47, of Shreveport, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr. for one count of bank theft. The judge also ordered Davis to serve three years of supervised release and pay $61,640 in restitution. According to evidence presented at the July 1, 2014 guilty plea, Davis broke into an automated teller machine (ATM) on July 13, 2012, located at the end of a drive-through lane at a Richland State Bank in Minden, La., and stole $30,320. He used a power tool and a chain attached to the back of his truck to open the ATM, which caused more than $30,000 in damage.

The FBI, Shreveport Office, conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Allison D. Bushnell prosecuted the case.

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