U.S. Attorney's Office
Western District of Pennsylvania
September 11, 2015

Louisiana Man Gets 10-Year Prison Sentence for Robbing Pittsburgh Bank

PITTSBURGH—A former resident of Crowley, Louisiana, has been sentenced in federal court on his conviction of bank robbery. Kirk Stutes, 52, received a sentence of 120 months’ imprisonment, followed by three years’ supervised release. Stutes was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $700.00, a Special Assessment in the amount of $100.00. In addition, the Court ordered that $3,148.00 shall be paid through forfeiture of funds recovered from Stutes.

United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer imposed the sentence on Stutes.

According to information presented to the court, on Jan. 16, 2015, Stutes robbed First National Bank located at 6298 Steubenville Pike, in Pittsburgh, Pa. The bank is insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Assistant United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Robinson Township Police Department, North Fayette Police Department, Allegheny County Police Department, Allegheny County Sheriff’s Department, and the Pennsylvania State Police for conducting the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Stutes.

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