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Bank robber to be transferred to federal prison

Lockett must first begin federal sentence to be able to serve state sentence concurrently

July 13, 2013
By KIERNAN M. SCHALK - Sentinel reporter (kschalk@lewistownsentinel.com) , Lewistown Sentinel

MIFFLINTOWN - A McAlisterville man sentenced to serve eight years in federal prison for a string of bank robberies was supposed to be sentenced locally on a stolen property charge Friday, however, a federal law that prohibits a federal sentence from being carried out if it would run concurrently to the state sentence led to the defendant being released back to the federal system.

 
 

 

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