Man Sentenced to Almost 5 Years for Bank Robberies

An Auburn man was sentenced today for two bank robberies, one in Davis and another in Roseville.

Paul Michael Schmeer, 30, of Auburn, was sentenced today to almost five years in prison for two Chase Bank robberies, one in Roseville in December 2011 and another in Davis in January 2012.

Back in March, .

Today, May 31, he was sentenced to four years and nine months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. United States District Judge Morrison C. England Jr. ordered Schmeer to pay full restitution for the robberies.

According to court documents, on . He presented a note to a teller, demanding money and threatening that he had a gun. The teller complied and Schmeer left the bank with $4,000.

, using the same method. He left the bank with $5,070 and was caught because his likeness was captured on bank surveillance cameras.

The case is the product of an investigation by the Sacramento Violent Crimes Task Force, which includes the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office. Assistant United States Attorney Michelle Rodrigue prosecuted the case.


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