Bank robber sentenced to three years
October 18, 2013
A 32-year-old man who confessed to robbing two San Luis Obispo County banks was sentenced to three years in prison on Thursday.
Facing a maximum sentence of 10 years, on June 12, Steven Celaya went to the police department and said he had robbed the Chase Bank in San Luis Obispo on May 25 and the Bank of America in Atascadero on June 7.
Celaya’s shorter sentenced was likely because he had no prior criminal history, he voluntarily turned himself in, and he did not use a weapon during the robberies.