Charlestown Man Sentenced to 168 Months for Three Bank Robberies
|U.S. Attorney’s Office March 17, 2014|
CONCORD, NH—Ryan Patrick Lane, 35, of Charlestown, Massachusetts, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 168 months in prison after pleading guilty to committing three bank robberies, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas.
Lane robbed the TD Bank in Hampton, New Hampshire, on April 14, 2013; the Rockland Trust Bank in Hingham, Massachusetts, on March 29, 2013; and the Braintree Cooperative Bank in Quincy, Massachusetts, on April 25, 2013. In each instance, Lane entered the bank and handed the teller a note demanding money and, in the Hampton robbery, threatened to kill the teller if she pushed any alarms. Lane fled the banks on foot after committing the robberies.
The case was investigated by the Hampton Police Department, the Hingham Police Department, the Quincy Police Department, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and prosecuted by First Assistant United States Attorney Donald Feith.