Prison for Thurs­day rob­ber

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - NEWS -

TREN­TON: A man who robbed banks ev­ery Thurs­day has been sen­tenced to nearly six years in fed­eral prison.

Peter Bi­elecke, 40, pleaded guilty in June to one count of bank rob­bery but ad­mit­ted five other holdups on con­sec­u­tive Thurs­days in Jan­uary, Fe­bru­ary and March.

He didn’t give a rea­son for choos­ing Thurs­days. But au­thor­i­ties say the pat­tern made it eas­ier to track him.

He will serve five years and 10 months in prison. He will also have to pay nearly $12 000 in resti­tu­tion un­der the sen­tence handed down. – Sapa-AP

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