Former lawyer sentenced to 40 months in prison for five bank robberies – CBS Tampa

MIAMI, Florida (CW44 News At 10) – Former Miami attorney Aaron Patrick Honaker, 42, of Miami, was sentenced to 40 months in prison for committing a series of five bank robberies and attempted bank robberies in southern Florida in September and October 2020 .

On August 18, 2021, Honaker pleaded guilty to attempting to rob a Citibank in Coral Gables on September 30, 2020. He admitted that days later he robbed a Chase Bank in Aventura. Two days later, on October 5, 2020, Honaker then attempted to rob a Wells Fargo Bank in Coral Gables. Five days later, he robbed a Chase Bank in Coral Gables. Then again, five days later, he tried to rob an HSBC bank in Coral Gables.

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The defendant also admitted to police that he knew that each of the tellers he approached during the robberies was scared as a result of his behavior. The defendant told police he carried a hammer with him during the robberies to escape any glass-trap traps that could potentially be triggered by bank security.

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On December 1, 2021, the Honorable U.S. District Judge Marcia G. Cooke changed downward from a recommended sentencing limit of 60 months in prison and sentenced Honaker to a prison term of 40 months, followed by a period of supervised release of 4 years.

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U.S. Attorney Juan Antonio Gonzalez of the Southern District of Florida and FBI Miami Special Agent George L. Piro published the statement.

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