No. 09-3797.

642 F.3d 596 (2011)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Tremain R. GORDON, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided June 16, 2011.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Joseph C. Pedersen (argued), Attorney, Office of the United States Attorney, Rockford, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Hannah V. Garst (argued), Attorney, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.

Before BAUER, MANION and SYKES, Circuit Judges.


A jury found Tremain R. Gordon guilty of one count of bank robbery. See 18 U.S.C. § 2113(a). He argues on appeal that his conviction should be overturned because the government failed to prove, as an element of the offense, that the money was taken from the bank by intimidation. We affirm.

The facts are drawn from testimony at Gordon's trial. His girlfriend, Emily Jones, worked as a teller at the Blackhawk Bank in Roscoe, Illinois,...

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