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Union county, n.J., man sentenced to 105 months in prison for robbing seven tD banks



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March 5, 2013


 

TRENTON, N.J. – A Union County, N.J., man today was sentenced to 105 months in prison for robbing seven branch locations of TD Bank throughout New Jersey from September 2011 to December 2011, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Julio Ferrer, 29, of Elizabeth, N.J., previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Joel A. Pisano in Trenton federal court to an Information charging him with seven counts of bank robbery. He was sentenced by Judge Pisano today in Trenton federal court.

According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court:

Ferrer admitted robbing the following TD Bank branches:

Count

Date

TD Bank Location

1

Sept. 11, 2011

560 North Avenue East
Westfield, N.J.

2

Oct. 19, 2011

37 Saint George Avenue
Roselle, N.J.

3

Nov. 19, 2011

1071 St. Georges Avenue
Rahway, N.J. 

4

Dec. 1, 2011

70 Middlesex Avenue
Metuchen, N.J.

5

Dec. 11, 2011

1906 Lincoln Highway
Edison, N.J.

6

Dec. 16, 2011

570 Chestnut Street
Union, N.J.

7

Dec. 22, 2011

883 State Road
Princeton, N.J.

In every robbery, Ferrer passed handwritten demand notes to bank tellers. He admitted using a fake gun in the robbery of the TD Bank in Edison. Ferrer was on supervised release from a prior federal bank robbery conviction when he began his robbery spree.

In addition to a prison term, Judge Pisano sentenced Ferrer to three years of supervised release and $33,840 in restitution.

U.S. Attorney Fishman credited special agents of the FBI, under the direction of Acting Special Agent in Charge David Velazquez in Newark, and the police departments of Westfield, Roselle, Rahway, Metuchen, Edison, Union and Princeton, with the investigation that resulted in today’s sentencing.

The government is represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jane H. Yoon of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Newark.

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Defense counsel: Peter Carter Esq., Assistant Federal Public Defender, Newark

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