BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) - A Hilton Head Island man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to robbing two banks in two days.
The Island Packet of Hilton Head reports (http://bit.ly/15AXl35 ) that 51-year-old David Edward Boyd pleaded guilty Thursday to six counts, including two counts of making a bomb threat.
Authorities say he robbed a Bank of America branch in Bluffton on May 1 after saying to a teller he had a bomb. Prosecutor Ben Shelton says the teller handed Boyd more than $1,200.
Prosecutors say the next day Boyd walked into a Bank of America branch on Hilton Head Island and showed a teller a note claiming he had a bomb.
Shelton said Boyd earlier spent eight years in prison for robbing two banks in Naples, Fla., in 1995.