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Lafayette bomb threat suspect charged for bank robbery attempted the same day

Lafayette bomb threat suspect charged for bank robbery attempted the same day
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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 2:41pm

The Lafayette man suspected in last week’s bomb threat near ULL’s campus has also been charged for an attempted bank robbery that he allegedly tried committing on the same day.

Devin Haywood, 30, of Lafayette, was formally charged with one count of using a facility in interstate commerce to willfully make a threat or maliciously convey false information and one count of attempted bank robbery, according to U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley.

If convicted, Haywood faces 10 years in prison and three years of supervised release for the bomb threat charge, and 20 years in prison with five years of supervised release for the attempted bank robbery charge. Both charges carry a fine of up to $250,000. 

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