Bank robber gets 10 yr sentence
A man who robbed banks in three states of $269,000 has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.
Twenty-eight-year-old Dwayne Lewis of Bridgeport, Conn., was sentenced yesterday in U.S. District Court in Providence. He pleaded guilty in February to the 2007 armed robberies with two other men.
Prosecutors say they stole more than $27,000 from a bank in Cranston, R.I., $26,000 from a bank in Chicopee, Mass., and more than $215,000 from one in Deer Park, N.Y. They also tried to rob a bank in Holyoke, Mass., in 2008.
The other two men, Richard Ducran and Tiashen Johnson,also pleaded guilty to bank robbery. Ducran has been sentenced to 8 years in prison, while Johnson has not yet been sentenced.