U.S. Attorney's Office
Eastern District of Missouri
June 22, 2015

Two Columbia, Missouri Men Plead Guilty to Bank Robbery Charges

ST. LOUIS, MO—Clarence Lamont Williams and Daniel Mark Rudroff have both entered guilty pleas in connection with the August 22, 2014 armed robbery of the Bank Midwest in Randolph County. Rudroff pled today, Williams entered his plea in May.

Williams, 25; and Rudroff, 24, both of Columbia, MO, each pled guilty to one felony count of bank robbery before United States District Judge Henry Autrey. Sentencing for Williams has been set for August 17, 2015; Rudroff is scheduled for for September 21, 2015.

Bank robbery carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $250,000. In determining the actual sentences, a judge is required to consider the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines, which provide recommended sentencing ranges.

This case was investigated by the Kirksville Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Kirksville Police Department, Moberly Police Department, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Randolph County Sheriff’s Office, and the Tazewell County, Illinois Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from additional law enforcement agencies. Assistant United States Attorney Tom Mehan is handling the case for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

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