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Bank robber sentenced to more than 4 years in prison

Posted: 2:39 PM, Jul 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-27 20:39:57Z

Between June 2016 and August 2017, 26-year-old Alejandro Arriola Valdez robbed four banks in the Tucson area and a credit union in Tempe.

On July 27, 2018, Valdez was sentenced to 51 months in prison.

Each of the banks was inside grocery stories and Valdez took between $448 to $2,784 per robbery.

A partial handprint found at the last bank robbery matched Valdez's hand, leading to his apprehension.

Prior to his sentencing, Valdez pled guilty to multiple counts of bank robbery.