Gratz bank robbers found guilty

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Men facing decades in prison for March 2010 crimes

By Molly Haines

A federal jury has convicted two men of robbing the Gratz branch of the First Farmers Bank in 2010. According to an indictment filed in U.S. district court, Bryan Randell Kelly, 24, of Worthville and Edward E. Cook of Frankfort stole approximately $12,693 from the bank at 95 Main St. in Gratz on March 27, 2010. The two were arrested April 2011 following an FBI and Kentucky State Police investigation. Both men were charged with aggravated bank robbery and using or carrying a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence. According to a statement from the U.S. Attorney Kerry B.

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