Harrisburg man indicted on armed bank robbery, firearms charges

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Donnell Williams

HARRISBURG, Pa. – A federal grand jury in Harrisburg has indicted a Dauphin County man charging him with armed bank robbery, possession of a loaded firearm during a crime of violence and being a previously convicted felon in possession of a firearm.

On August 31,  Donnell Williams, 39, allegedly robbed the AmeriChoice Federal Credit Union, Enola, Cumberland County of approximately $1,500. Williams was later taken into custody. Williams is a previously convicted felon and prohibited from possessing a firearm.  If convicted, he faces a sentence of up to 25 years in federal prison, a term of supervised release following imprisonment and a $250,000 fine.  Possession of a loaded firearm during a crime of violence carries a mandatory term of seven years in prison.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the East Pennsboro Township Police Department. The City of Harrisburg Bureau of Police assisted in Williams’ arrest. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Daryl F. Bloom.