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Man sentenced for 2016 bank robberies, including in Pleasanton

Original post made on Feb 13, 2017

A Stockton man dubbed the "Bearded Bandit" has been sentenced to 45 months in prison in connection with a 2016 bank robbery spree across Northern California, including a Wells Fargo branch in Pleasanton, U.S. Attorney Brian Stretch announced Thursday.

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Posted by mooseturd
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Feb 13, 2017 at 9:59 am

This man will have to rob a whole bunch of banks to raise the $28k restitution. He'll be back on the street soon so he can get started.


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Posted by carlos
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Feb 13, 2017 at 10:46 am

45 months for 11 bank robberies? With good behavior he'll probably be out in 3 years. I remember when bank robbery was considered a serious crime.


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