Tampa, Florida -- A man convicted on bank robbery charges was sentenced last week to over 40 years in federal prison by a U.S. District Judge.
Trial evidence revealed on April 1, 2011, Francisco Feliciano, along with accomplice Steven Trubey, tried to rob the First Bank in Lutz. Bank tellers saw Feliciano walk into the bank with a gun and hid from him resulting in him fleeing without any money.
Ten days later, Feliciano along with Trubey and Christopher Quinn, robbed the San Antonio (Florida) Credit Union using a hoax bomb and a gun. They got away with over $10,700.
Trubey and Quinn pleaded guilty for their roles in the robbery. Quinn was sentenced to over 14 years in federal prison and Trubey was sentenced to over 8 years.
Feliciano, 41, was found guilty by a jury on June 21, 2012 on two counts bank robbery, two counts of carrying or brandishing a firearm during the robberies and one count being a felon in possession of a firearm.