CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – The man accused of robbing the Summit Community Bank in Salem in November of 2020 has pleaded guilty to multiple charges.
Clint Monroe Utter, 43, of West Milford, has pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery and another count of conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Utter robbed the bank of $69,000 and fled in a car he stole from a bank worker. The car was later recovered in the Cherry Camp area. He also attempted to conceal the proceeds of the robbery by purchasing gift cards. Utter told investigators he was going to use the cash to have his girlfriend, her boyfriend and a family court judge killed.
Utter faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000 for the bank robbery charge and another 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $500,000 for the money laundering charge.