Man sentenced to 21 years in federal prison for four Front Range bank robberies


A Colorado Springs man has been sentenced to more than 21 years in federal prison for robbing four Front Range banks.

Jared Lincoln Fitzgerald, 46, was sentenced on Wednesday, by Senior Judge Christine M. Arguello, to 262 months, according to a U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Colorado news release. He was also sentenced to five years of supervised release.

As part of a plea agreement, Fitzgerald was found guilty of four counts of bank robbery, including one with force.

Fitzgerald robbed the following banks:

  • July 24, 2020, MidFirst Bank, 101 Cook St., Denver
  • October 9, 2020, MidFirst Bank, 101 Cook St.
  • April 13, 2021, Power Credit Union, 1615 E. Evans Ave., Pueblo
  • July 20, 2021, Wells Fargo Bank, 6000 W. 44th Ave., Wheat Ridge

In the Wheat Ridge robbery, Fitzgerald wore a gun holstered on his hip, according to the release. He appeared to have a gun in two other robberies and he forced bank employees into vaults in three of the four robberies.

“Bank robberies are crimes of violence that traumatize the victims, and we are dedicated to seeking justice for those victims,” said U.S. Attorney Cole Finegan, in the release.

Investigators with the FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force executed warrants on Fitzgerald’s home, a storage locker and his vehicles, seizing items including weapons used in the robberies.



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