“Checkbook Bandit” Sentenced To 90 Months In Federal Prison For Committing Five Bank Robberies In Three Months In Desoto, Texas
DALLAS — The bank robber who was dubbed the “Checkbook Bandit” by the FBI, as he used a checkbook registry to display his demand notes in the robberies, Victor Lemond Williams, 43, of Dallas, was sentenced this morning by U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade to 90 months in federal prison. Williams has been in custody since his arrest in January 2012. U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña, of the Northern District of Texas, made the announcement today.
Williams pleaded guilty to an indictment charging five counts of bank robbery, admitting that he committed the following five bank robberies in Desoto, Texas:
- Chase Bank September 19, 2011
721 W. Beltline Road December 5, 2011
December 23, 201
- Bank of America September 22, 2011
931 W. Beltline Road January 3, 2012
The case was investigated by the Desoto Police Department and the FBI. Assistant U.S. Attorney Taly Haffar was in charge of the prosecution.