Getaway Driver In Two CT Bank Heists Admits Guilt; Has History Of Bank Robbing

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Getaway Driver In Two CT Bank Heists Admits Guilt; Has History Of Bank Robbing


A career bank robber from New Haven has admitted to being the getaway driver in two recent Connecticut bank robberies.

Gary W. Bornman, 58, of New Haven, waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty Friday, July 31, to two counts of bank robbery, according to the Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office, Connecticut.

Over his lifetime, Bornman has admitted to or has been found guilty of robbing at least a 10 banks.

Bornman had been out of jail for about a year – he was serving time for burglarizing another bank – when he robbed the first of the two Connecticut banks.

He now faces a maximum of 40 years of imprisonment.

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