Buffalo Man Sentenced to Six Years for Credit Union Robbery

A Buffalo man has been sentenced to six years in prison for his part in the robbery of a credit union in 2019. Carl I. Wilson Jr., 38, was convicted on a charge of aggravated bank robbery and was ordered by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara to pay a total of $148,793.90 in restitution. Wilson and an accomplice held up the Clarence Community and School Federal Credit Union office on Sheridan Drive in Clarence at gunpoint on Nov. 7, 2019. Wilson took money from teller drawers while the other man went to the vault. His co-defendant, Ronald L. Morris, of Buffalo, and the driver of their getaway car, Adrian D. Applewhite, of Cheektowaga, were previously convicted.

The sentencing was announced by U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross.


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