A Buffalo man who admitted robbing four banks in less than three months was sentenced today to three to six years in prison.
"I made the wrong decision," Antwan Lindsay, 37, told State Supreme Court Justice John L. Michalski. "I made a mistake I'd like to correct, and I ask for forgiveness."
Lindsay, of Bridgeman Street, had faced a maximum of 14 to 28 years in prison, according to the Erie County District Attorney's Office.
Lindsay pleaded guilty as charged to four counts of third-degree robbery and three counts of grand larceny.
Lindsay admitted he stole a total of $20,000 in four bank branch holdups - on Nov. 30, 2010, at the HSBC Bank, 529 Elmwood Ave.; on Dec. 17, 2010, and again on Jan. 3, 2011, at the M&T Bank at 3500 Main St., Amherst; and on Feb. 11, 2011, at the Citizens Bank, 1893 Elmwood Ave.
Prosecutor Paul E. Bonanno said Lindsay's previous criminal contempt conviction meant he could be sentenced as a second-felony offender.