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Blue Springs Resident Sentenced to 84 Months

U.S. Attorney’s Office December 03, 2009
  • District of Nebraska (402) 661-3700

United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg and the Federal Bureau of Investigation announce the following information for the attention of the media:

Event Triggering this Release:

Today, Patrick Schroeder, age 32 of Tecumseh, was sentenced by the Honorable Richard G. Kopf, United States District Judge, to 111 months in prison following Schroeder’s conviction for bank robbery. Sixty months of the prison term is to be served consecutively to a term of life imprisonment imposed by the Pawnee County District Court as a result of Schroeder’s conviction for murder in 2007. In addition to the prison term, Schroeder was ordered to serve 5 years of supervised release, pay restitution in the amount of $3, 328, and a special assessment of $100. Schroeder was convicted of robbing the Bank of Steinauer on January 20, 2006. During the course of the robbery, Schroeder brandished a firearm. He took $3,328 from the bank.

Name of Defendant: Patrick Schroeder


Age: 32

City of residence: Tecumseh, Nebraska

Crime(s) Charged and Potential Penalty (A CHARGE is merely an accusation and every defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty): Bank Robbery in violation of 18 U.S.C. Section 2113. Penalty is up to 25 years imprisonment, up to a $250,000 fine, or both imprisonment and fine, 5 years of supervised release and a $100 special assessment.

Specific Location of Alleged Crime: Steinauer, Nebraska

Location of Arrest: Tecumseh, Nebraska

Alleged Dollar Loss/Type and Quantity of Drug: $3,328

Others Charged in Same Scheme:

Relevant Dates:

  • Date of Alleged Crime: January 20, 2006
  • Federal Arrest Date: November 17, 2008
  • Date Complaint Issued:
  • Indictment Returned Date: October 22, 2008
  • Initial Appearance Date: November 17, 2008
  • Plea or Trial and Date(s): September 14, 2009
  • Sentencing Date: December 3, 2009
  • Next Court Hearing Type and Date:

Assigned Magistrate Judge:

Held without Bond, or Released from Custody: Held without bond

In Continuous Custody Since: November 17, 2008

Assigned District Court Judge: Richard G. Kopf

Initials of Assigned AUSA/Preparer of THIS Release: SAR

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