San Francisco police officer Rain Olson Daugherty pleaded guilty today to robbing two San Francisco banks, announced United States Attorney David L. Anderson and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge John F. Bennett. The guilty plea was accepted by the Honorable William H. Orrick, United States District Judge.
According to the plea agreement, on November 29, 2018, Daugherty, 44, of San Francisco, entered a bank in the Sunset District of San Francisco and slid a note containing a demand for money across the counter. The teller gave Daugherty cash from her drawer. Then, two weeks later, on December 13, 2018, Daugherty robbed a bank on Clement Street in San Francisco. Again, he approached a bank teller and slid a note containing a demand for money across the counter. Again, the teller gave Daugherty cash from the drawer.
Daugherty remains in custody pending sentencing. Judge Orrick scheduled Daugherty’s sentencing hearing for May 9, 2019. Daugherty faces a maximum statutory penalty of 20 years in prison for each count. Further, additional fines, forfeitures, restitution, and special assessments also may be imposed. However, any sentence will be imposed by the court only after consideration of the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and the federal statute governing the imposition of a sentence.