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Tampa couple arrested in connection with 15 bank robberies

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U.S. Attorney Anthony Lee Bentley III says a Tampa man and his wife have been arrested in connection with 15 bank robberies in Florida and Alabama.  
 

Authorities have charged 28-year-old Immanuel Lee Williams and his wife 28-year-old Cara Lee Williams on bank robbery charges.

According to a criminal complaint the couple robbed 13 banks in Florida from December 5, 2012 until October 15th. 

The report says they also robbed two banks in Alabama on Monday and Wednesday.

Officials said the pair carried out the robberies by wearing disguises and passing notes demanding money.

The pair was captured in Tampa on Thursday and appeared in federal court on Friday.

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office says a bond hearing has been set for Cara Lee Williams on November 14th. The release says Immanuel Lee Williams is being held without bond.

If convicted on all charges the U.S. Attorney says the couple faces a maximum penalty of 20 years each in a federal prison.

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