Man Gets 30 Years for Robbery
By: Christy Hendricks
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - A man found guilty of robbing a Cape Girardeau bank gets 30 years.
Judge William Syler sentenced William Marcus White, III to maximum sentence of 30 years in prison. White allegedly robbed banks in California, Arizona, Utah and Missouri over a period of two weeks. He was caught 20 minutes after the Cape Girardeau robbery August 12, 2007 with the stolen money.
White claimed he suffered from a mental disease and couldn't remember anything during the two-week time frame he allegedly went on the crime spree.