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Sentencing set in attempted bank heist PDF Print E-mail

Drew A. Steier, 20, of Evanston, Wyo., entered a no contest plea in Lincoln County Court on Monday, March 12, to a charge of attempted robbery at the Farmers State Bank of Wallace on Aug. 13, 2012.
The defendant will be sentenced on April 8. A prison sentence of one-and-a-half to three years will be recommended as part of a plea agreement with the Lincoln County Attorney’s Office.
Steier entered the bank with a handgun and demanded money. When told by tellers the money was locked up, he left the bank.
An accomplice, Tracy Neal Black, 50, was waiting outside the bank in a getaway vehicle. The two men were taken into custody on Highway 61 north of Imperial about an hour later.
Black entered a no contest plea to attempted robbery  on Jan. 28. He will be sentenced March 25.