WILMINGTON — Cameron Evans, 27, of Kittrell was sentenced Friday to 185 months in prison, roughly 15 years, for charges related to two bank robberies in Raleigh and Greenville.
According to court records and other information presented in court, on December 6, 2019, the SunTrust bank located at 7320 Creedmoor Road in Raleigh, was robbed at gunpoint by four men.
The men left the bank with approximately $11,578.00 and witnesses saw them fleeing the scene in a white Hyundai Elantra.
On December 30, 2019, around 4:30 p.m., the Branch Bank & Trust (BB&T) located 2475 Stantonsburg Road in Greenville was robbed at gunpoint by three men. They left the bank with $72,853 and witnesses saw them flee the scene in a white Hyundai Elantra.
Law enforcement was able to obtain the registration number from the vehicle which enabled them to find Evans and his codefendants. In an interview with law enforcement, Evans admitted to committing the SunTrust and BB&T bank robberies. The codefendants in this case were Clifton Harris, Stanley Kearney Jr. and Joshua Bailey. All three have pled guilty. Harris was sentenced to 81 months and Kearney was sentenced to 190 months. Bailey is awaiting sentencing.
Michael Easley, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina, made the announcement after sentencing by Chief U.S. District Judge Richard E. Myers II. The Davie County Sheriff’s Office, the Raleigh, Greenville and Mebane Police Departments, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation investigated the case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Leonard Champaign prosecuted the case.
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