Fort Wayne Man, Paul Carter Sentenced To 141 Months In Prison
For Bank Robbery and Brandishing a Firearm
FORT WAYNE (STL.News) Paul Carter, age 45, of Fort Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced by United States District Judge Holly A. Brady after his plea of guilty to bank robbery and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Gary T. Bell.
Carter was sentenced to a total of 141 months in prison, followed by a total of 2 years of supervised release.
According to documents in this case, Paul Carter, wearing an orange traffic vest and mask, and armed with a black handgun, robbed the Three Rivers Federal Credit Union on East State Boulevard in Fort Wayne on the morning of March 13, 2020. After entering the credit union, Carter approached a teller, pointed the handgun at her, and demanded money. After getting money from the teller, Carter fled the credit union and ran down the alley adjacent to the credit union where Roland Ellington was waiting for him in his van. The pair then left the area.
Law enforcement soon located the getaway van being driven by Ellington.