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Man who robbed Orange bank sentenced to 6 years in federal prison

A Bacliff, Texas man has been sentenced to six years in federal prison for robbing a bank in Orange.

Samuel David Sanford, III, pleaded guilty on Oct. 8, 2013 to one charge of bank robbery in connection with the Dec. 19, 2012 robbery of the JP Morgan Chase Bank located in the 3100 block of 16th Street in Orange.

Sanford III was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Judge Ron Clark.
According to information presented in court, Sanford gave the teller a threatening note demanding money.  He was given $25,859 and he fled.

Sanford was identified by tipsters after the robbery and indicted by a federal grand jury on Jan. 23, 2013.    
Sanford has also been ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $25,859.00.
This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Orange Police Department and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney John Craft.

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