Charlestown Man Pleads Guilty to Three Bank Robberies
|U.S. Attorney’s Office November 26, 2013|
CONCORD—Ryan Patrick Lane, 35, pled guilty today in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to three counts of bank robbery, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas.
Lane robbed the TD Bank in Hampton, New Hampshire on April 14, 2013, as well as 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, approached a teller, 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.
Lane faces a statutory maximum sentence of 20 years on each charge and is scheduled to be sentenced on March 17, 2014.
The case was investigated by the Hampton Police Department, the Hingham Police Department, the Quincy Police Department, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is begin prosecuted by First Assistant United States Attorney Don Feith.