Man pleads guilty to serial bank robbery in Northern California

Wesley Allen Krohn pleaded guilty to 2 counts of armed bank robbery, 4 counts of bank robbery, and 1 count of attempted bank robbery in federal court.

Wesley Allen Krohn pleaded guilty to 2 counts of armed bank robbery, 4 counts of bank robbery, and 1 count of attempted bank robbery in federal court.

According to the plea agreement, Krohn, 34, of San Jacinto, Calif., admitted to committing two armed bank robberies in Pleasant Hill and Walnut Grove, as well as committing four unarmed bank robberies in Rohnert Park, Brentwood, Elk Grove and Suisun City.

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Krohn further admitted to attempting a bank robbery in Lodi, Calif. On some of the robberies, he entered the banks wearing a fake beard and a hat in an attempt to disguise himself, approached the victim bank tellers, and presented a note that demanded cash. In one bank robbery, Krohn raised what appeared to be a handgun, pointed it in the direction of the bank employee, and ordered to open the bottom two drawers.

Wesley Allen Krohn admitted to robbing the following banks in Northern California:

$9,000 from Exchange Bank in Rohnert Park on December 3, 2015
$496 from Tri Counties Bank in Brentwood on December 21, 2015
$650 from Wells Fargo Bank in Pleasant Hill on December 22, 2015
$1,439 from Bank of Rio Vista in Walnut Grove on December 31, 2015
$884 from US Bank in Suisun City on January 9, 2016
$2,144 from Tri Counties Bank in Elk Grove on January 19, 2016



The Bank robber also admitted to attempting to rob US Bank in Lodi on January 19, 2016.

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As part of the plea agreement, Krohn also agreed to pay restitution for $14,623 to the above-listed banks.

He was arrested on December 8, 2017, by FBI and has been in custody since that date.

Krohn’s sentencing hearing is scheduled for August 6, at 2:00 p.m., before the Honorable Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr., U.S. District Court Judge, in Oakland, California. He faces a maximum statutory sentence of 25 years in federal prison for each count of armed bank robbery and 20 years in federal prison for each count of bank robbery and attempted bank robbery.