, Port Arthur, Texas

January 25, 2013

Nederland man sentenced for robbing Community Bank

The Port Arthur News

BEAUMONT — Christopher Levi Woodcock, 32, of Nederland was sentenced to 43 months in federal prison on Thursday by U.S. District Judge Ron Clark.  Woodcock was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $1,971. Woodcock had pleaded guilty on Sept. 27 to bank robbery.

According to information presented in court, on Jan. 13, 2012, Woodcock entered Community Bank at 2008 FM 365 in Nederland and presented a note demanding money from a teller.  Fingerprint analysis of the demand note and community tipsters led to the arrest of Woodcock.

This case was investigated by the FBI and the Nederland Police Department and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney John Craft.