A former Searcy bank branch manager was sentenced to 18 months in a federal prison and ordered to pay complete restitution of $329,240.68 for stealing from 18 customers while employed by First Community Bank.

U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker sentenced Amanda McClish Thursday afternoon at the Richard Sheppard Arnold U.S. Courthouse in downtown Little Rock. McClish stealing from customers was reported by the bank to have taken place from September 2014 through July 2018.

Baker said McClish would have to “self-report” to the Bureau of Prisons on Jan. 11, 2021.

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