CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
Two Great Apps: CBS DFW Weather App: iPhone App Store | Android App Coming Oct | Download
                                   CBS Local App: The Latest From CBS DFW On Your Device | iOS & Android | Download
                                   -Including Breaking News Notifications, Audio and Video from CBS DFW

Local

‘Checkbook Bandit’ Sentenced To 90 Months

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

186152214 Checkbook Bandit Sentenced To 90 MonthsJIM GAFFIGAN, "My kids have never eaten Hot Pockets

181572784 8 Checkbook Bandit Sentenced To 90 MonthsFunny Faced Cheerleaders

 alt=Musicians Then And Now

455079896 Checkbook Bandit Sentenced To 90 MonthsWATCH: Iggy Azalea & JLO's Booty Battle

 alt=Remembering Jimi Hendrix 44 Years Later

cowb thumb Checkbook Bandit Sentenced To 90 MonthsCowboys Cheerleaders

(credit: DeSoto Police Dept.)

(credit: DeSoto Police Dept.)

DESOTO (CBDSFW.COM) – A man dubbed the “Checkbook Bandit” who robbed five banks in DeSoto has been sentenced to 90 months in federal prison.

Victor Lemond Williams, 43, of Dallas, used a checkbook registry to display his demand notes in the robberies — thus earning the name.

Williams pleaded guilty to five counts of bank robbery and was sentenced on Wednesday morning.

Over a four month period, Williams three times robbed a Chase bank location at 721 W. Beltline Rd. (Sept. 19, 2011; Dec. 5, 2011; Dec 23, 2011)

He also robbed a Bank of America location at 931 W. Beltline Rd twice in the same time frame (Sept. 22, 2011; Jan. 3, 2012).

Police arrested Williams in January 2012 after receiving a number of tips from released bank surveillance video.

The case was investigated by the DeSoto Police Department and the FBI.

(©2013 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

Latest News:

Top Trending: