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Driver in 13 robberies sentenced to 121 years

Posted at 1:34 PM, Jan 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-13 16:34:25-05

A woman who served as the getaway driver for 13 commercial robberies in Southern Nevada from December 2012 to March 2013, was sentenced Wednesday to 121 years in federal prison.

According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Sesley Williams, 46, of Las Vegas, was sentenced for robberies in late 2012 and early 2013.

Williams was convicted by a jury on Jan. 16, 2015, of eight counts of bank robbery, five counts of interference with commerce by robbery and five counts of brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.  

Her co-defendant, Anthony Jordan, was also convicted by a jury in November 2014 of 13 counts of robbery and firearm-related charges, and was sentenced on March 18, 2015, to 60 years in prison.

The duo robbed six banks, three outlet mall stores and one other store in Las Vegas, two banks in Henderson and one outlet mall store in Primm between Dec. 28, 2012, and March 30, 2013.