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Capitol One Bank Robber Sentenced to Six Years in Prison


The Temple Hills man who was arrested for robbing five Maryland banks, including the Capitol One Bank in Germantown, was sentenced to six years in prison.

On Friday, Sept. 26, Chief U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow sentenced Pierre Ramone Washington, 29, of Temple Hills, to six years in prison followed by three years of supervised release for bank robbery. Chief Judge Chasanow also ordered Washington to pay restitution of $13,861.

According to his plea agreement, between May 22 and September 26, 2013, Washington committed five bank robberies. In each case, Washington entered the bank and presented the teller with a note demanding money. Washington stole a total of $13,861.

He robbed the Capital One Bank in the 21000 block of Frederick Road in Germantown, on July 24, 2013, stealing $5,700.

Other banks he robbed were the Capital One Bank in the 11000 block of New Hampshire Avenue in Silver Spring, on May 22, 2013, stealing $3,109; the TD Bank in the 700 block of Crane Highway in Glen Burnie on June 27, 2013 stealing $1,694; the Bank of Glen Burnie in the 1200 block of Generals Highway in Crownsville, , on Sept. 17, 2013, stealing $2,298; and the SunTrust Bank in the 4600 block of Old Branch Avenue in Temple Hills, on Sept. 26, 2013 stealing $430.

United States Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein praised the FBI, as well as the police departments of Anne Arundel County, Montgomery County, Prince George’s County for their work in the investigation and prosecution and Assistant U.S. Attorneys Nicolas A. Mitchell and Deborah A. Johnston, who prosecuted the case.