JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Beth Phillips, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Higginsville, Mo., man was charged by a federal grand jury today with three additional bank robberies.
David Riley Burke, 40, of Higginsville, was charged with four counts of bank robbery in a superseding indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Jefferson City. Today’s indictment replaces a Sept. 29, 2011, indictment that charged Burke with one count of bank robbery and adds additional charges related to bank robberies in Norborne, Mo., Warrensburg, Mo., and Springfield, Mo.
The indictment alleges that Burke stole $2,622 from U.S. Bank in Sedalia, on Aug. 29, 2011; that he stole $1,123 from Goppert Financial Bank in Norborne on Sept. 1, 2011; that he stole $4,279 from First Community Bank in Warrensburg on Sept. 3, 2011; and that he stole $3,124 from Bank of America in Springfield on Sept. 8, 2011.