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'Potbelly bandit' sentenced in Bank of America holdup

Original post made on Aug 2, 2013

A bank robber once known as "the potbelly bandit" has been sentenced to more than 15 years behind bars for a Sept. 11 holdup in Pleasanton. Royland Rice, 62, was sentenced yesterday to 15-1/2 years in prison for bank robbery

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Posted by Joe
a resident of San Ramon
on Aug 2, 2013 at 10:01 am

He is 62 and taking an early retirement with food, housing and medical covered. On our dime.


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Posted by Derek
a resident of Danville
on Aug 5, 2013 at 10:19 am

Maybe that was the plan. He certainly seems a bit long-in-the-tooth for a career in robbery.


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Posted by cardinal
a resident of Diablo
on Aug 5, 2013 at 5:27 pm

He looks like he's about to give birth to "Woody."