A judge has sentenced a man responsible for robbing the Bank of Newport in Tiverton this past August.
Daniel Fernandes, 22, has pleaded guilty to second-degree armed robbery, according to the Tiverton police Facebook page.
After Tiverton police issued a warrant for the suspect, Fernandes surrendered to Connecticut police on Sept. 5. He was wanted in Connecticut as a parole violator after he walked away from a pre-release halfway house.
Fernandes was sentenced to 3 1/2 years to serve, 10 years probation, 5 1/2 years suspended sentence, and was ordered to pay restitution to Bank of Newport.
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