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Former Kankakee Man pleads guilty to armed bank robbery

36-year-old Brian Williams of Columbus, Ohio faces a 25-year prison sentence for the 2009 armed robbery of the Shapiro Developmental Center Employees Credit Union in Kankakee.

The former Kankakee resident plead guilty in federal court in Urbana April 17th. He faces sentencing August 28th. Williams also faces a mandatory consecutive terms of 7 years for carrying a firearm during the robbery.

Williams was arrested in September of 2012 in Franklin County, Ohio. The charges stem from a three-year long investigation by the Project Safe Neighborhoods Task Force.

Also arrested was co-defendant Frank Black.

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