Tenn. Man Receives Neb. Prison Time for 2009 Robbery
By Emily Roehler, Weekend Meteorologist - bio | email
A Tennessee man with
more than 15 years left on a Mississippi bank robbery sentence has tacked on even more prison time in Nebraska.
Online court records
say 35-year-old Michael Watson, of Hendersonville, Tenn., was sentenced Tuesday
in Lincoln to five to 10 years for robbing a U.S. Bank branch in early 2009. He
got away with nearly $3,400, and no one was hurt.
Watson had made a
deal with Lancaster County prosecutors and pleaded guilty to a lesser robbery
Authorities say the
Lincoln bank was but one of 12 Watson robbed over three months in several
states including: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky,
Mississippi, Nebraska, Ohio, Tennessee and Utah.