Five face charges in three bank robberies
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Five people are charged with bank robbery for hold ups at two Rhode Island bank branches.One federal grand jury indictment charges 32 year old Sean David Philbrook, of West Roxbury, Massachusetts; 26 year old Antoinette DeLuca, of North Weymouth, Massachusetts, and 30 year old Jarrett Falcione, of Hyde Park, Massachusetts, with taking 3,500 dollars in a robbery at a Citizens Bank branch in Pawtucket.
Another federal indictment charges 29 year old Wayne Shelton of East Providence with using a gun to hold up a Bank RI branch in his home city.
And, the US Attorney's office has filed charges against 45-year-old Robert Ryan of Providence. It's alleged he robbed a Sovereign Bank branch in Providence on December 30th.
The maximum penalty for bank robbery is 20 years in prison and a 250-thousand dollar fine. When a gun is used, the maximum prison time rises to 25 years.