Man Who Robbed Same Bank Wwice Sentenced to Prison 9/17/13
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - A man who robbed the same South Texas bank
twice in 2012 and hid some of the loot in his boots has been sentenced to 13
years in prison.
A federal judge in Corpus Christi on Monday sentenced 52-year-old Vernon
Nicholas Tolmie. He had pleaded guilty earlier this year to one count of bank
Investigators say Tolmie held up Texas Champion Bank in Corpus Christi on
July 11, 2012 and later that same year on Nov. 19. Police say the robber slipped
threatening notes to tellers before fleeing with cash.
Tolmie was captured shortly after the second heist when police located him
in a restaurant. The Corpus Christi man had ditched the clothes he wore in the
holdup and hid some of the stolen money in his boots.