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* Daniel Ramsey was a teller at the Metro 1 Credit Union in Antioch convicted for helping plan and execute the robbery

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A 21-year-old Pittsburg man was ordered Tuesday to serve five years in prison and pay more than $37,000 in restitution for planning and facilitating a 2009 robbery at the bank where he worked, according to the Department of Justice.Daniel Ramsey was a teller at the Metro 1 Credit Union in Antioch when it was taken over and robbed on Feb. 25, 2009, according to the Department of Justice.He was convicted March 5, 2010, of helping plan and execute the robbery. Investigators found he modeled the plan after a takeover robbery he witnessed the previous year, and he used his inside knowledge of the bank’s layout and security procedures.Officials interviewed Ramsey after the robbery, but he did not indicate he was involved with the crime, the Department of Justice said. He then met with his coconspirators the night of the robbery to collect his share of the stolen proceeds to help burn evidence in an old barbecue grill. A woman later came forward to the Antioch Police Department and said she had information implicating Ramsey and Antioch resident Angelo Leyesa of the crime, the Department of Justice said. Ramsey was convicted of conspiracy to commit bank robbery, armed bank robbery and accessory after the fact. He has been in custody since March and was also sentenced to three years of supervised release.

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