Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Two Men Convicted for the Armed Robbery of Fulton Bank Branch in Etters

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that following a four-day jury trial before United States District Court Judge Christopher C. Conner, two men were convicted for the armed robbery of the Fulton Bank in Etters in September 2011.

According to United States Attorney Peter J. Smith, on September 16, 2011, the Fulton Bank located at 2220 Old Trail Road, Etters, Pennsylvania was robbed at gunpoint and over $13,000 was stolen from the bank. Tristan Green, age 28, of York, Pennsylvania, and Willie Elmore, age 44, of Brooklyn, New York, were both indicted in December 2011 on charges of bank robbery and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. They were convicted on all counts.

Both face a maximum of life in prison and fines of up to $500,000. Sentencing is scheduled for November 26, 2012.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Capital City Safe Streets Task Force; Pennsylvania State Police; York City Police Department; Newberry Township Police Department; Springettsbury Township Police Department; Hellam Township Police Department; Northern York County Regional Police Department; and the York County District Attorney’s Office Criminal Investigation Division. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Daryl F. Bloom.

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