South St. Louis man sentenced to prison for 2011 bank robbery

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Posted on March 25, 2013 at 12:52 PM

Updated Monday, Mar 25 at 9:27 PM

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- A south St. Louis man has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison for robbing a Commerce Bank branch in 2011.

The sentence for Terrell Davis, 34, was handed down Monday in U.S. District Court in St. Louis. Davis pleaded guilty in December to bank robbery and firearms violations.

Authorities said Davis and a second man robbed the Commerce Bank in the 6300 block of Chippewa.  According to reports, the suspects fled the scene on foot after obtaining an undisclosed amount of money. 

Police were able to nab one suspect near the bank.  The other suspect ran from police, but was later found in a residential area in the 3500 block of South Spring Street.

The money was later found along McDonald Avenue.  Officers also recovered guns. 

Davis pled guilty to 1st Degree Robbery, Armed Criminal Action and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm.  He was also charged with possesion of a firearm as a previously convicted felon.

The other suspect involved, Rasheen Johnson, 34, from St. Louis, was charged with 1st Degree Robbery, Armed Criminal Action, Resisting/Interfering with Arrest, Unlawful Use of a Weapon and 2 counts of Unlawful Possession of a Weapon.  His sentencing date is not known.

 

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