Subscribe Register Login

Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 8:19 a.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

Man sentenced to 11 years for bank robbery

By The Associated Press

This article was published December 11, 2013 at 3:16 p.m.

EL DORADO — A California man convicted of charges related to a south Arkansas bank robbery has been sentenced to 11 years in federal prison.

Prosecutors said Wednesday that 22-year-old Eric Johnson of Apple Valley, Calif., will also have to pay more than $53,000 in restitution.

Johnson and an accomplice were accused of robbing a First Financial Bank in El Dorado on Dec. 30, 2011. The next day, Johnson flew from Little Rock to Las Vegas, where he was arrested on Jan. 31, 2012.

In March, Johnson pleaded guilty to one count of aiding and abetting in armed robbery and one count of carrying a firearm during a crime of violence.

U.S. Attorney Connor Eldridge says three other people were arrested in connection with the robbery.

Comments on: Man sentenced to 11 years for bank robbery

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Education

    The Warren School Districtis seeking qualified, applicants f...
    WARREN, AR

  • Tree climber

    tree climbers exp. w/clean MVR needed. Top pay based on exp....
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Hearing test

    arkansas based company looking to hire a couple or individua...
    GARFIELD, AR

  • Route sales

    route sales- Must have good driving record. Previous sales e...
    ALEXANDER, AR

  • Executive director

    Autumn Hill, Inc., located in Carroll County in Northwest Ar...
    FORT SMITH, AR

Search 745 jobs >

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online