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Gang Members Sentenced To State Prison For Ventura County Bank Robberies

Posted on Friday, February 14, 2014 12:53pm

Two gang members each received 12 year state prison sentences for the takeover bank robbery of a Conejo Valley bank, which led to a wild chase on the 101 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley before their arrests.

Erick Denmark of Long Beach, and Spencer Thomas of Los Angeles pled guilty to the July, 2013 robbery of a Thousand Oaks bank, as well as to a March bank robbery.

They also pled guilty to gang charges, and resisting arrest.

The driver of the getaway car, Khristina Mancilla of Los Angeles, had already pled guilty to charges in connection with the case, and was sentenced to five years in prison.

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