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Pleasanton bank robber sentenced to 4 years in prison

Original post made on Jul 11, 2013

An Arizona man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for a string of 2012 bank robberies, including U.S. Bank branches in Pleasanton and Dublin.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, July 11, 2013, 7:59 AM

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Posted by Gorgeous George
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 11, 2013 at 8:50 am

4 years is all he got for MULTIPLE bank robberies?! Does this have anything to do with our prisons being full, in no small part due to the flood of illegal aliens we have in California who commit crimes at 3 times the rate of citizens? This guy should have received 4 years for EACH bank robbery.

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Posted by Lee
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:52 am

Only 4 years for all these bank robberies? This is not appropriate or reasonable. And chances are he will not be paying the restitution money back... so how does this light sentence deter others from robbing banks?

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Posted by Brian
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 11, 2013 at 11:15 am

If you scale this guys sentence so it's the same time per amount stolen that Bernie Madoff got, 150 years for stealing $65 billion, this guy should have gotten 30 minutes of jail time for stealing $28K.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Jul 11, 2013 at 11:24 am

(Post removed by Pleasanton Weekly Online staff as irrelevant to this thread.)

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Posted by mooseturd
a resident of Pleasanton Valley
on Jul 11, 2013 at 12:24 pm

mooseturd is a registered user.

Aw cummon now. This is non-violent crime and with just a bit of counseling he will be a law-abiding contributing member of society.

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Posted by Truth
a resident of Birdland
on Jul 11, 2013 at 12:49 pm

This is sad....he will only serve about 18 months of this sentence or less with time served credits while he waited for trial. Then probation and he out to do it again.

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