BJ bank robbers sentenced to federal prison

Posted April 28, 2015 at 8:33 pm

 Tammy Dickinson, United States attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that two Iowa men were sentenced in federal court for the armed robbery of a Burlington Jct. bank.

Donald D. Kestner, Jr., 27, Mt. Pleasant, IA and Travis Joe Davis, 28, Fort Dodge, IA were sentenced in separate appearances before US Chief District Judge Greg Kays. Kestner was sentenced to 17 years in federal prison without parole. Davis was sentenced to 16 years and eight months in federal prison without parole.

Kestner pleaded guilty on October 28, 2014, to one count of bank robbery and one count of brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence. Davis pleaded guilty on October 30, 2014, to one count of bank robbery. Co-defendant Torrence Joseph O’Neill, also known

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