Father and Son sentenced to prison for Residential Burglary
Michael Banks Sr. (NYS Police)
Michael Banks Jr. (NYS Police)
ALBANY, N.Y.—Two Albany men were sentenced to prison on
Michael Banks Sr., 46, was sentenced to five years in State
Prison after pleading guilty to one count of Attempted Burglary in the first
degree, a felony.
Michael Banks Jr. entered a residence with a pistol and
rifle on June 23, 2013 and began to strike the resident who was inside at the
time. After striking the resident, Banks Junior and Senior then stole an AR-15
assault rifle, an AK-47 assault rifle, multiple handguns and cocaine from
inside then fled.
Banks Jr. was sentenced to 8 ½ years followed by five year
of Post Release Supervision after pleading guilty to one Count of Attempted
Burglary in the first degree, a felony.