Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Alabama
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Two Men Sentenced for Montgomery Bank Robbery
Montgomery, Alabama – Edward Hundley, 50, of Birmingham, and Richard Freeman, 39, of Montgomery, were sentenced Wednesday, April 13, 2016 for bank robbery, announced George L. Beck, Jr., United States Attorney for the Middle District of Alabama. Hundley was sentenced to 84 months in federal prison. Freeman was sentenced to 48 months.
On July 21, 2015, Hundley and Freeman entered the U.S. AmeriBank on Atlanta Highway just after 9:00 A.M. They approached the tellers and handed them notes demanding money. The teller turned over $7,000 to Hundley and Freeman and they fled the scene. Following the investigation, both were later located and arrested in Atlanta. Both pled guilty to the robbery charge in federal court in Montgomery.
The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Montgomery Police Department. This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Brandon Bates.