Portland man gets 37 months in 2009 bank robbery

The Associated Press
Posted April 22, 2011, at 12:24 p.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — A 34-year-old Portland man will be going to prison for three years for his part in a Maine bank robbery in 2009.

U.S. District Judge Brock Hornby sentenced Kelvin Smith, also known as Kevin Smith, to 37 months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release. Smith pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting bank robbery in December.

The robbery occurred in September 2009 at the Brighton Avenue branch of Key Bank in Portland.

U.S. Attorney Thomas Delahanty II said Friday that court records show tellers were robbed by a male who said he had a gun, and took $1,465 before escaping in a vehicle driven by Smith. The robber, who’s since been convicted and sentenced, and Smith split the proceeds from the robbery.

 

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