Vegas woman gets 121 years as bank robbing getaway driver


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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Las Vegas woman has been sentenced to 121 years in federal prison after she was convicted of acting as the getaway driver in a dozen robberies at banks and outlet malls in southern Nevada.

U.S. District Judge Andrew Gordon sentenced 46-year-old Sesley Williams Tuesday on charges stemming from a total of 13 commercial robberies in Las Vegas, Henderson and Primm during 2012-13.

Williams was convicted nearly a year ago of eight counts of bank robbery, five counts of interference with commerce by robbery and five counts of brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.

A co-defendant, Anthony Jordan, was sentenced last March to 60 years in prison.

The federal crimes carried mandatory sentences.

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