Florida Man Charged in Three Philadelphia Bank Robberies
|U.S. Attorney’s Office October 19, 2012|
Michael Russell Marsico, 51, of Homestead, Florida, formerly of Philadelphia, was charged today by criminal complaint with three counts of bank robbery, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger and FBI Special Agent in Charge George C. Venizelos. FBI agents arrested Marsico yesterday on an open warrant charging him with an October 3, 2012 robbery of a Chase Bank branch in Miami, Florida. The criminal complaint charges Marsico in the October 13, 2012 robbery of the Wells Fargo bank at 2227 South Broad Street; the October 14, 2012 robbery of the Republic Bank branch at 1601 Market Street; and October 16, 2012 robbery of the TD Bank branch at 121 South Broad Street.
If convicted, the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 60 years’ imprisonment on the Philadelphia charges.
The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Mark S. Miller.
A criminal complaint is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.