|Updated: 6/26/2012 4:59 pm
||Published: 6/26/2012 4:57 pm
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) - A man who became known for wearing a fake beard while robbing banks in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma is to serve a little more than 11 years in federal prison.
A U.S. District judge on Tuesday in Fort Smith sentenced 39-year-old Jason Day of Tulsa, Okla., to 135 months in prison for nine robbery-related charges.
Day was arrested shortly after the robbery of a bank in Fort Smith in August. He pleaded guilty to multiple counts in February.
Day was ordered to pay $70,500 in restitution in addition to a $5,000 fine, plus serve five years of probation. Prosecutors say Day robbed the banks from June through August 2011. In addition to Fort Smith, the banks were in Oklahoma City; Shawnee and Olathe, Kan.; and Joplin, Mo.
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