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Bank robber sentenced

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James Joseph Bjorne Bennett was sentenced to 14 years in federal prison Monday for a string of bank robberies in the Portland area dating back to September of 2008.

Bennett pleaded guilty to five counts of bank robbery and two counts of attempted bank robbery back in January 2011.

Along with serving time behind bars, Bennett has also been ordered to pay full restitution to the victim banks totaling $14,145.98.

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