Talala Man Convicted Of Three Bank Robberies


Tuesday, September 20th 2016, 5:56 pm
By: News On 6


A federal jury in Tulsa convicted a Talala man on three counts of bank robbery.

Jesse Leaverton, 58, was arrested after a bank robbery in Springfield, Missouri in June.

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The FBI said Leaverton robbed the Security State Bank in Fairfax on June 24.

The FBI said Leaverton also robbed the Arvest Bank near Admiral and Memorial in Tulsa on June 18. On June 20, a man matching his description robbed a bank in Missouri and then the Bank of America near Sheridan and Admiral in Tulsa on the same day.

His sentencing is set for December 20, 2016.