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Man convicted for two bank robberies in Wicomico Co.

WICOMICO COUNTY, Md. - A man will spend the next two decades behind bars, after he was convicted for his role in two bank robberies, in Wicomico County.

The Office of the State's Attorney for Wicomico County says on Tuesday, 38-year-old Michael Carey was convicted of one count of robbery and one count of theft-$1,000 to $10,000. The charges stem from a robbery that happened on September 30, 2016.

On that day, Carey robbed the Bank of Delmarva on Route 13, in Delmar. For his role in the robbery, Carey was sentenced to 15 years in prison with all but 5 years suspended. The 38-year-old was also previously convicted for the robbery of the First Shore Federal Bank, on Mount Hermon Road, which happened on September 26, 2016, in Salisbury. He was later arrested in Greenwod, DE on  October 1, 2016. For the Salisbury robbery, Carey was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Authorities say theses sentences will be one after the other.

The Wicomico County State's Attorney, Ella Disharoon, the Delmar Police Department, the Salisbury Police Department, and Assistant State's Attorney James McAllister for their collaborative efforts while working on this case.


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