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Adams Indicted Under Hogsett’s Violent Crime Initiative


United States Attorney Joe Hogsett announced on November 8th that federal charges will be brought against 22 year old Bloomington resident John Lee Adams III. Adams was federally indicted for charges of armed bank robbery, brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence, and possession of a firearm following a misdemeanor domestic violence conviction. Adams allegedly robbed a branch of the People’s State Bank on South Clarizz Boulevard on November 15 last year. All three charges are federal crimes and classified as felonies. The indictment comes after a seven month collaborative investigation from the Bloomington Police Department and the FBI. Adams is currently being held in a federal detainment facility. the investigation and indictment are aided by