Elkhart man sentenced for Mishawaka bank robbery
Acting United States Attorney Clifford D. Johnson announced that 29 year old Jeffrey Wilson, of Elkhart, was sentenced for bank robbery. Wilson was sentenced to 125 months imprisonment and 2 years of supervised release. According to documents in this case, on November 16, 2016, Wilson and two accomplices robbed a bank in Mishawaka. Wearing masks and gloves, they used a rifle and a handgun to threaten both bank employees and customers while they stuffed cash into backpacks. Police caught the robbers at a house in Elkhart a short time later. One of the accomplices, Lamont Hawkins, was already sentenced in May, 2017 to 117 months imprisonment for his role in this robbery. The other accomplice, David Woods, has pled guilty and is currently scheduled for sentencing on August 2.
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