NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A man with a history of robbing banks is now headed back to prison for two holdups he committed last summer in New Jersey.
James Chestnut must serve nearly 13 years under the sentence imposed Wednesday. The 63-year-old Paterson man will also have to serve three years of supervised release once he’s freed from prison.
Chestnut had admitted robbing a TD Bank branch in Paterson and an Investors Bank branch in Clifton during a seven-day period. He also admitted trying to rob another bank during that span.
Chestnut was previously convicted of bank robberies in 1996 and 2004. The latest robberies occurred about six months after he had been released from prison.