Accused serial bank robber in court

By Ron Manz
March 16, 2016 - 11:35am Updated: March 17, 2016 - 5:55pm

VERNON, B.C. — Accused serial bank robber Shaun Cornish was in court yesterday (March 16) facing several charges in relation to a string of nine robberies across western Canada including Vernon, Merritt and Princeton.

The alleged robberies happened late in 2014 and early in 2015 in BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan.

Cornish has been transferred from the Lethbridge Correctional Centre to Kamloops now and is in custody to face charges in our province.

His lawyer has indicated he is looking for a sentence of eleven years overall and is considering whether to have all 11 charges against him dealt with in either BC or Alberta.

His case has been adjourned to April 22nd.

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