Springfield Man Pleads Guilty to Second Bank Robbery
A 39-year old man from Springfield, MO pleaded guilty in federal court this week to robbing Guaranty Bank in Springfield.
The U.S. Attorney's Office says that on Monday, 39-year old Donald David Hosey III pleaded guilty to the charge contained in a Jan. 15, 2019 federal indictment. Hosey has a prior conviction for a nearly identical bank robbery in 2007.
According to court documents, Hosey entered Guaranty Bank,on N. Glenstone in Springfield, on Nov. 29, 2018. He reportedly approached a bank teller and passed her a note that said, “Give me all your money. I have a gun don’t make me use it.” The teller complied with the note and gave him $833 from her teller drawer. Hosey then fled from the bank.
Springfield police officers received a tip on Dec. 3, 2018, indicating that Hosey was the person responsible for the bank robbery. They learned he was staying at the Flagship Inn in Springfield. According to staff at the inn, Hosey was behind on his rent but within an hour of the robbery, he repaid all of the back rent owed in cash. Officers contacted Hosey and arrested him.
Under federal statutes, Hosey is subject to a sentence of up to 20 years in federal prison without parole.
A sentencing hearing will be scheduled after the completion of a presentence investigation by the United States Probation Office.