FL siblings to be resentenced in GA bank robbery

ATLANTA (AP) - A federal appeals court has ordered a judge to resentence two of three Florida siblings for their roles in the robbery of a south Georgia bank during a cross-country crime spree.

A three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday cleared the sentences of Lee Grace Dougherty and Dylan Dougherty Stanley based on a procedural error by the lower court. But the panel upheld the sentence of Ryan Dougherty because his appeal did not challenge his sentence on procedural grounds.

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The three pleaded guilty after reaching agreements with prosecutors. A federal judge in December 2012 sentenced all three siblings to serve 35 years and 8 months, well above sentencing guidelines.

The three have pleaded guilty to charges in Colorado and still face charges in Florida, where authorities say they shot at an officer during a high-speed chase in Zephyrhills.



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