Robert Stevenson was sentenced today to 132 months for his role in bank robberies in Buffalo, Syracuse, and Rochester.
On June 11, 2012, the defendant entered the First Niagara Bank at 2853 Delaware Avenue, in Kenmore, New York, approached a teller station, and handed the teller a note that stated, “100.00 and 50.00.” Stevenson then tapped on his waistband and made a noise and gesture, suggesting that he had a weapon under his shirt.
In addition to the First Niagara Bank robbery, the defendant also committed the following robberies:
- April 25, 2012, Citizens Bank, 2250 Hudson Avenue, Irondequoit, New York
- May 11, 2012, HSBC Bank, 333 West Washington, Syracuse, New York
- August 20, 2012, Adirondack Bank, 185 Genesee Street, Utica, New York
- October 3, 2012, Bank of America, 50 Genesee Street, New Hartford, New York
- November 5, 2012, Northwest Savings Bank, 210 W. Main Street, Falconer, New York