Dylan Stanley-Dougherty enters new guilty plea to bank robbery in Georgia
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MACON, Ga. - One of the three siblings caught in southern Colorado after a cross-country crime spree pleaded guilty Friday to robbing a bank in Georgia.
Dylan Stanley-Dougherty pleaded guilty to charges that he helped his siblings rob Certus Bank in Valdosta last year and fired an assault rifle into the bank's ceiling.
The 27-year-old suspect reached a plea deal with prosecutors, as did his two siblings did last month. Terms were not disclosed. All three will be sentenced in December.
In April, the siblings were sentenced in connection with their capture in Colorado. Dylan Stanley-Dougherty, received the maximum prison sentence -- 32 years -- for his guilty plea to one charge of first-degree assault. He was accused of firing an assault rifle at pursuing officers before they were captured.
Dylan's brother, Ryan Dougherty, was sentenced to 18 years after pleading guilty to five counts of menacing.
Their sister, Lee Grace Dougherty, was sentenced to 24 years.
Ryan Dougherty told authorities in Colorado that the trio hoped to escape to Mexico. The siblings told investigators they traveled across the country in a stolen car, taking back roads to avoid detection.
After sentencing, the three were transferred to Georgia.
They still face charges in Florida, where authorities say they shot at an officer during a high-speed chase.
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