BOSTON, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A Randolph man was charged today in federal court with the July armed bank robberies of Sovereign bank branches in Somerville and Brighton.
United States Attorney Michael J. Sullivan and Kenneth W. Kaiser, Special Agent in Charge of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in New England, announced today that TRENT MILLER, age 41, of 24 Chestnut West in Randolph, Massachusetts, was charged in an Indictment with two counts of Armed Bank Robbery.
The Indictment alleges that on July 10, 2006, MILLER robbed a Sovereign Bank branch located at 125 Broadway Street in Somerville, Massachusetts, and did so by force and intimidation with a BB gun. It is alleged that he stole $13,590 as a result of the bank robbery. The Indictment further alleges that on July 20, 2006, MILLER robbed another Sovereign Bank branch located at 415 Market Street in Brighton, Massachusetts, again using force and intimidation with a BB gun. It is alleged that he stole $11,685 as a result of this second bank robbery.
If convicted, MILLER faces up to 25 years' imprisonment, to be followed by 3 years of supervised release, and a $250,000 fine.
The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Bank Robbery Task Force. It is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul R. Moore in Sullivan's Major Crimes Unit.
The details contained in the Indictment are allegations. The defendant is presumed to be innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.
Source: U.S. Attorney