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Camden man sentenced to 110 months in prison for robbing west deptford, new jersey bank



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 14, 2011


 

CAMDEN, N.J. – A Camden man was sentenced today to 110 months in prison for robbing the TD Bank in West Deptford, N.J., U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.

Angel Luis Martinez, 53, previously pleaded guilty to an Information charging him with bank robbery, admitting he robbed the TD Bank in West Deptford on January 25, 2011. Martinez entered his guilty plea before U.S. District Judge Joseph E. Irenas, who also imposed the sentence today in Camden federal court.

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

On January 25, 2011, Martinez entered a TD Bank in West Deptford, approached a bank teller and threatened her, saying: “This is a robbery, give me $10,000 or I will shoot you.” The bank teller complied with Martinez’s demand, going to the bank’s vault with Martinez waiting outside. Afterward, Martinez fled the bank with the money.

In addition to the prison term, Judge Irenas sentenced Martinez to three years of supervised release and ordered him to pay restitution in the amount of $10,000 to the bank.

U.S. Attorney Fishman credited special agents of the FBI, under the direction of Special Agent In Charge George C. Venizelos in Philadelphia, as well as the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office, the West Deptford Township Police Department, and the Woodbury City Police Department for their work leading to today’s sentence.

The government is represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Diana Carrig of the U.S. Attorney’s Office Criminal Division in Camden.

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Defense counsel: Lori Koch Esq., Assistant Federal Public Defender, Camden

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