WICHITA — A Lyons man has been charged with the armed robbery of a bank in Arlington, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom announced Wednesday.
Jacob W. Schrock, 27, was charged with one count of bank armed robbery, one count of attempted bank burglary, one count of brandishing a sawed off shotgun during a bank robbery and one count of unlawful possession of a sawed off shotgun.
Schrock initially was charged in a criminal complaint filed Sept. 14 in U.S. District Court in Wichita.
The indictment alleges on Sept. 13, Schrock robbed the Citizen’s Bank of Arlington, and on the same day he attempted to burglarize the Hutchinson Credit Union at 900 E. 23rd in Hutchinson.
If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 25 years and a fine up to $250,000 on the bank robbery charge, not less than 10 years and a fine up to $250,000 on the charge of brandishing a gun during a bank robbery, a maximum penalty of 10 years and a fine up to $10,000 on the charge of unlawful possession of a sawed-off shotgun, and a maximum penalty of 25 years and a fine up to $250,000 on attempted bank burglary charge. The FBI investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Lanny Welch is prosecuting.