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United States of America v. Keith Lamar Dunlap
Case Number: 1:20-cr-00187
Judge: Stephen N. Limbaugh
Court: United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri (Cape County County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office in Cape Girardeau
Description: Cape Girardeau, Missouri criminal defense lawyer represent Defendant charged with bank robbery.
Keith Lamar Dunlap, age 56, was accused of robbing the Citizens Bank of Sikeston on October 30, 2020, after handing a note to a teller stating, “give me all stacks of $100 and $50 or I will shoot you.”
Dunlap was pulled over by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Sikeston in a vehicle matching the description of the one used in the robbery. As stated in the plea agreement, a trooper found another threatening note in the vehicle as well as the cash taken in the robbery.
Dunlap was twice previously convicted of bank robbery in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, in 2009 and 2013, for robbing banks in St. Louis and St. Louis County, respectively.
The FBI, the Missouri State Highway Patrol, and the Sikeston Department of Public Safety investigated this case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul W. Hahn handled the prosecution for the government.
Outcome: Defendant was sentenced to 15 years in prison.