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Man gets 37 years for robberies

October 24, 2003|by GREGORY T. SIMMONS

A Smithsburg man was sentenced in a Baltimore federal court to 37 years in prison in connection with six bank robberies between January and July 2001, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Baltimore.

Allen Archie Hurley, 38, of Wolfsville Road, was convicted in September of six counts related to the robberies at four banks.

Hurley was charged with conspiring to rob the banks, use of a deadly weapon during the robberies, use of a firearm in a crime of violence, unlawful possession of a firearm by a convict, crossing state boundaries in a stolen vehicle and intimidating a witness.

Hurley was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore to a total of 448 months in federal prison, a U.S. Attorney's Office spokeswoman said.

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According to the indictment, Hurley and an unidentified co-conspirator used stolen cars to rob the banks.

The bank Hurley robbed were the First National Bank of Greencastle in Shady Grove, Pa., on Jan. 24, 2001; the PNC Bank in Fairfield, Pa., on March 23 and April 20, 2001; the Citizens National Bank in State Line, Pa., on May 4 and July 5, 2001; and the Farmers & Mechanics Bank in Keymar, Md., on June, 12, 2001.

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