A Fairview Heights, Illinois Man has been sentenced to 125 months in prison, April 9,on 2 counts of Bank Robbery in federal district court. On August 9th, 2013, 51-year-old George E. Habermehl approached a teller at Regions Bank in Granite City giving her a note demanding money and threatening her if she didn’t comply. The teller gave him $3400.
On August 20, 2013, Habermehl was arrested in a bar following another bank robbery at Pulaski Bank in Richmond Heights, Missouri where he made off with nearly $2900. The case was investigated by members of the FBI and prosecuted by Assistant United Sates Attorney Stephen B. Clark.