Union County Man Sentenced to 105 Months in Prison for Robbing Seven TD Banks
|U.S. Attorney’s Office March 05, 2013|
TRENTON, NJ—A Union County, New Jersey man today was sentenced to105 months in prison for robbing seven branch locations of TD Bank throughout New Jersey from September 2011 to December 2011, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
Julio Ferrer, 29, of Elizabeth, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Joel A. Pisano in Trenton federal court to an information charging him with seven counts of bank robbery. He was sentenced by Judge Pisano today in Trenton federal court.
According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court: Ferrer admitted robbing the following TD Bank branches:
|Count||Date||TD Bank Location|
|One||September 11, 2011||560 North Avenue East Westfield, New Jersey
|Two||October 19, 2011||37 Saint George Avenue Roselle, New Jersey|
|Three||November 19, 2011||1071 St. Georges Avenue Rahway, New Jersey|
|Four||December 1, 2011||70 Middlesex Avenue Metuchen, New Jersey|
|Five||December 11, 2011||1906 Lincoln Highway Edison, New Jersey|
|Six||December 16, 2011||570 Chestnut Street Union, New Jersey|
|Seven||December 22, 2011||883 State Road Princeton, New Jersey|
In every robbery, Ferrer passed handwritten demand notes to bank tellers. He admitted using a fake gun in the robbery of the TD Bank in Edison. Ferrer was on supervised release from a prior federal bank robbery conviction when he began his robbery spree.
In addition to a prison term, Judge Pisano sentenced Ferrer to three years of supervised release and $33,840 in restitution.
U.S. Attorney Fishman credited special agents of the FBI, under the direction of Acting Special Agent in Charge David Velazquez in Newark, and the police departments of Westfield, Roselle, Rahway, Metuchen, Edison, Union, and Princeton with the investigation that resulted in today’s sentencing.
The government is represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jane H. Yoon of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Newark.