U.S Attorney's Office
Northern District of Iowa
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October 6, 2014

Cedar Rapids Man and Woman Plead Guilty to Robbery and Firearm Charges

A man who committed four bank robberies and a woman who drove the getaway vehicle for one robbery pled guilty in federal court in Cedar Rapids.

Javon Dockery, age 29, from Cedar Rapids, was convicted of four counts of bank robbery and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. Bria Daudinot, age 21, from Cedar Rapids, was convicted of one count of bank robbery.

At a plea hearing on October 2, 2014, Dockery admitted that he robbed a Cedar Rapids branch of the U.S. Bank on April 30 and June 26, 2014. He also admitted that he robbed a Cedar Rapids branch of the Guaranty Bank on May 16 and May 29, 2014. Further, Dockery admitted that, during the commission of the June 26 robbery, he brandished a firearm. At a plea hearing today, Daudinot admitted that she aided and abetted Dockery in the June 26 robbery. In a plea agreement, Daudinot admitted that she drove the getaway vehicle for this robbery.

Sentencings before United States District Court Chief Judge Linda R. Reade will be set after presentence reports are prepared. Both Dockery and Daudinot remain in custody of the United States Marshal pending sentencing. Dockery faces a mandatory minimum sentence of seven years’ imprisonment and a possible maximum sentence of life in prison, a $1,250,000 fine, a $500 special assessment, and up to five years on supervised release following any imprisonment. Daudinot faces a possible maximum sentence of 20 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, a $100 special assessment, and up to three years on supervised release following any imprisonment.

This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Mark Tremmel and was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Cedar Rapids Police Department.

Court file information is available at https://ecf.iand.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/login.pl. The case file number is CR 14-68.

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