A 28-year-old Atlanta man was sentenced to 19 years in federal prison for robbing banks, a pharmacy and a department store, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said Wednesday.
Between December 2014 and June 2015, Titus Jeshua Lamb robbed banks in Morrow, McDonough and Fayetteville along with two convenience stores, according to U.S. Attorney BJay Pak.
During one of the bank robberies, Lamb had a scarf tied across his face while demanding money, according to prosecutors. In two of the robberies, he pointed a pistol at bank tellers.
Lamb also committed a bank robbery in Mississippi, Pak said. Surveillance video helped FBI agents nab him.
“Lamb was a violent serial robber who terrorized citizens in this district and elsewhere,” Pak said in a statement. “Thanks to the coordination between law enforcement agents in Atlanta and Mississippi, he is off the streets and serving a long sentence.”
Lamb also robbed a Riverdale pharmacy and a Stockbridge department store, stealing approximately $34,500.
On June 21, a jury found Lamb guilty of three counts of bank robbery, two counts of Hobbs Act robbery and two counts of brandishing a firearm during those robberies. After serving 19 years, he will spend five years on supervised release, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said.
Chauncey Williams, Lamb’s accomplice and getaway driver, was also charged and sentenced. He pleaded guilty to one count of bank robbery.
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