California News: LOS ANGELES, Gary Lamar Henry, Ringleader of ‘Palm Tree Bandits’ that Committed Nine Armed Bank Robberies in Six Months Sentenced to More than 32 Years in Prison

California News: LOS ANGELES, Gary Lamar Henry, Ringleader of ‘Palm Tree Bandits’ that Committed Nine Armed Bank Robberies in Six Months Sentenced to More than 32 Years in Prison

LOS ANGELES, Ca. – A Las Vegas, Nevada man who led the “Palm Tree Bandits” armed robbery crew that victimized a series of bank branches in Los Angeles and Kern counties in 2016, netting more than $85,000 in stolen money, has been sentenced to 387 months in federal prison.

Gary Lamar Henry, a.k.a. “G-Thing,” 38, was given the 32-year, 4-month term on Monday by United States District Judge Robert H. Whaley.

After a six-day trial in May 2018, Henry was found guilty of his role in bank robberies that occurred in Brentwood, Santa Monica, San Marino, Arcadia, South El Monte, Bakersfield, Stevenson Ranch and Hacienda Heights.

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