Simpkins sentenced for Lyons bank robbery


Staff Report



A Michigan man was sentenced Dec. 2 in Fulton County Common Pleas Court for robbing a bank in Lyons.

Shawn Simpkins, 50, of Adrian, previously pleaded guilty to robbery. He robbed the State Bank & Trust on E. Morenci St. in Lyons on Sept. 16.

Judge Jeffrey L. Robinson sentenced Simpkins to an indefinite term of 4 to 6 years in prison, and ordered him to pay prosecution costs and court appointed attorney fees, and pay restitution of $1,789 to the State Bank & Trust.

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