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May 23, 2013
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Topsy Lane bank robber gets 5-15 years

A transient who claimed he was under the influence of demons when he robbed a Topsy Lane bank was sentenced Tuesday to two 15-year prison terms to be served concurrently. District Judge Tod Young on Tuesday sentenced Jarell Williams, 27, to five to 15 years in prison on counts of robbery and making threats or conveying false information considering acts of terrorism or weapons of mass destruction. Williams admitted entering a Bank of America branch Jan. 4 and demanding $260,000, saying he would blow up the bank if he didn’t get it. He was arrested shortly thereafter, and the money …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated May 24, 2013 01:59AM Published May 23, 2013 04:07PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.