MIAMI, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)– Former Miami lawyer Aaron Patrick Honaker, 42, of Miami, was sentenced to 40 months of imprisonment for committing a string of five bank robberies and attempted bank robberies in South Florida in September and October of 2020.
On August 18, 2021, Honaker pleaded guilty to attempting to rob a Citibank in Coral Gables on September 30, 2020. He admitted that days later he robbed a Chase Bank in Aventura. Two days later, on October 5, 2020, Honaker then attempted to rob a Wells Fargo Bank in Coral Gables. Five days later, he robbed a Chase Bank in Coral Gables. Then, again, five days later, he attempted to rob a HSBC Bank in Coral Gables.READ MORE: 98 Children Drowned In 2021, Local Swim Instructors Encourage Swim Lessons For Babies
The Defendant also admitted to police that he knew each of the tellers that he approached during the robberies were scared as a result of his conduct. The Defendant told law enforcement that he carried a hammer with him during the commission of the robberies to escape any glass mantraps potentially triggered by bank security.READ MORE: Sarasota Man Arrested In Connection To Fatal Shooting At Ackerman Park
On December 1, 2021, the Honorable United States District Court Judge Marcia G. Cooke varied downward from a recommended sentencing guidelines range of 60 months’ incarceration and sentenced Honaker to a term of imprisonment of 40 months, to be followed by a term of supervised release of 4 years.MORE NEWS: Brothers Arrested And Facing Charges For Shooting Into Vehicle
U.S. Attorney Juan Antonio Gonzalez of the Southern District of Florida and FBI Miami Special Agent in Charge George L. Piro made the announcement.