Man going to jail for 33 months for robbing two banks

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A Cheektowaga man will spend nearly three years in prison for robbing two M&T Bank branches in Buffalo.

Last summer, Jeffrey Turner robbed the M&T on Tonawanda Street and Hertel Avenue. In both instances, Turner threatened the use of a weapon.

The 24-year-old was convicted on a federal charge of bank robbery and sentenced to 33 month in prison on Tuesday.

He’s also been ordered to pay $4,639 in restitution. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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