A Nebraska man is facing federal charges after admitting to participating in a bank robbery in a Jewell County Kansas community.
According to the U.S. Justice Department 26-year-old Cody Deichen of Hastings, Nebraska, pleaded guilty to one count of use of a firearm during a crime of violence.
According to court documents, in February 2021, Deichen, admitted to aiding and abetting in the brandishing and use of a home built .223 caliber AR-15 style rifle during a bank robbery at Guaranty State Bank on South Main Street in Burr Oak, Kansas.
A federal district court judge will determine any sentence after considering the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.
A sentencing hearing is scheduled for July 27.
The FBI and the Kansas Bureau of Investigation are investigating the case.
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