Northbridge man gets prison term in bank robberies.Byline: Gary V. Murray
WORCESTER - A Northbridge man who held up banks in Auburn Auburn (ô`bərn).
1 City (1990 pop. 33,830), Lee co., E Ala.; inc. 1839. The city's economy centers around Auburn Univ.; there is some manufacturing.
2 City (1990 pop. 24,309), seat of Androscoggin co. and Bellingham last year was sentenced to prison after pleading Asking a court to grant relief. The formal presentation of claims and defenses by parties to a lawsuit. The specific papers by which the allegations of parties to a lawsuit are presented in proper form; specifically the complaint of a plaintiff and the answer of a defendant plus any guilty yesterday.
John P. Grenier, 31, of 1945 Hill St., Northbridge, was sentenced to 6 to 7 years in state prison and 2 years of probation after pleading guilty in Worcester Superior Court to an armed robbery on May 17, 2006, at the Sovereign Bank on North Main Street in Bellingham, and to an unarmed robbery on June 5, 2006, at the Webster First Federal Credit Union, 547 Southbridge St., Auburn.
In each robbery, Mr. Grenier handed a teller TELLER. An officer in a bank or other institution. He is said to take that name from tallier, or one who kept a tally, because it is his duty to keep the accounts between the bank or other institution and its customers, or to make their accounts tally. a note demanding money and fled in a waiting vehicle, according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. Assistant District Attorney Richard L. Greco.
A co-defendant, Richard E. Baldwin, 30, of 42 Walker St., Northbridge, was sentenced to 3 to 5 years after pleading guilty yesterday to an armed robbery charge stemming from the Bellingham holdup. Mr. Baldwin drove the getaway car getaway car n the thieves' getaway car → el coche en que huyeron los ladrones
getaway car n → voiture prévue pour prendre la fuite
in the Bellingham robbery, according to Mr. Greco.
Charles E. Pardee, 39, of 12 Clapp St., Worcester, the alleged getaway vehicle driver in the Auburn robbery, is awaiting trial on an unarmed robbery charge. His case has been continued to Aug. 8.
The sentence imposed on Mr. Baldwin by Judge Robert C. Cosgrove was recommended by Mr. Greco and Mr. Baldwin's lawyer, John M. Goggins. Mr. Goggins said his client's involvement in the Bellingham robbery was related to drug use.
Mr. Greco recommended that Mr. Grenier be sentenced to 12 to 15 years' imprisonment Imprisonment
See also Isolation.
former federal maximum security penitentiary, near San Francisco; “escapeproof.” [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 218]
German prison ship in World War II. [Br. Hist. . Mr. Grenier's lawyer, Michael P. McEvilly, proposed a prison term of 6 to 7 years. Mr. McEvilly said Mr. Grenier's drug use led him to commit the robberies.
As a condition of probation, Mr. Grenier was ordered to undergo a drug and alcohol evaluation and any related treatment recommended by the Probation Department.