35-Year-Old Man Gets Over 9 Years for Police Chase & Bank Robbery in Maine
A 35-year-old man was sentenced to 9 ½ years behind bars for a police chase and for robbing a Bangor Savings Bank in Maine on November 1, 2021.
Entered Bank and Said he had a Bomb
Brandon Simmons from Massachusetts entered the bank in York, demanded money from the teller and said he had a bomb. He grabbed cash from the drawer and left the scene in a white van, according to WGME News.
Wanted for a Separate Robbery
Police identified Simmons as the suspect. He was also the suspect for a robbery at a Newburyport CVS Pharmacy in Massachusetts on October 30, 2021.
Suspect Led Police on Chase for Three Days
Simmons led police on a series of high speed chases through New Hampshire and Massachusetts that lasted from November 1 to November 3. During that time, Simmons assaulted an officer, tried to carjack a bystander’s vehicle, stole several vehicles and crashed into a truck. Massachusetts State Police arrested him on November 3 at a hotel in Peabody, MA.
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