UDATE: Nephew, uncle plead guilty to roles in Mt. Sterling robberies

Nephew did robberies, uncle hid money


Garry Crump

Garry Crump

MT. STERLING, Ky. (WTVQ) – A 37-year-old man has leaded guilty to federal bank robbery charges and his uncle to conspiracy for hiding the money, according to federal prosecutors.

According to his guilty plea agreement, Larry Crump admitted to robbing the Cash N Check in Mt. Sterling, on November 16, 2020, and the Peoples Bank of Mt. Sterling, on November 20, 2020, at gunpoint.

Crump also admitted to using a stolen firearm in the commission of the bank robbery and being a felon in possession of a firearm
The amount of money taken from Cash N Check was approximately $900 and the amount of money stolen from the Peoples’ Bank was approximately $37,000.  Law Enforcement agents recovered approximately $20,000 from the residence of his uncle, Garry R. Crump.
Larry Crump was on parole at the time of the crimes.
He faces up to 30 years in prison when he is sentenced in January 2022.
His uncle, 58-year-old Garry R. Crump pleaded guilty to accessory after the fact to bank robbery and making false statements for hiding the money from the bank robbery and lying to investigators for two days until investigators found the money on his property in Sharpsburg. Garry Crump faces three years in prison when he is sentenced in January 2022.

MT. STERLING, Ky. (WTVQ) – Mt. Sterling Police have arrested the uncle of a bank robbery suspect and charged him with hiding much of the stolen money.

According to police, 57-year-old Garry R. Crump is charged with tampering with evidence, complicity to robbery and marijuana trafficking.

The robbery  occurred Nov. 20 at Peoples Bank.

Crump is the uncle of 36-year-old robbery suspect Larry Crump, of Sharpsburg, and is accused of assisting his nephew by hiding a majority of the money at his residence in Sharpsburg, Ky., following the robbery.

That money was recovered and matched money that was reported stolen, police said in a social media post.

The investigation is ongoing and more arrest could be made, according to Mt. Sterling Police.

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