SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – David M. Ketchmark, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Protem, Mo., man was charged in federal court today with robbing First Home Savings Bank in Forsyth, Mo.
Trent Allen Singleton, 43, of Protem, was charged in a federal criminal complaint that was filed in the U.S. District Court in Springfield, Mo. Singleton remains in federal custody pending a detention hearing on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012.
According to an affidavit filed in support of today’s criminal complaint, Singleton enteredFirst Home Savings Bank, 20377 U.S. Highway 160, Forsyth, at about 12:45 p.m. Monday, July 30, 2012. Singleton allegedly placed a green cloth bag on the counter and told two bank tellers, “I need you to put all your money in the bag. I know who you are. I know where you live. When I get out of jail, I will come back and find you.” He allegedly told the bank tellers he had a 9mm handgun and indicated the weapon was in his trouser waistband, though he never brandished a weapon during the robbery.