NY Man Gets 43 Months for Robbing Bergen County Bank

A New York man was sentenced today to 43 months in prison for robbing a bank in Fort Lee in January 2017, Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced.

Isaac Nesbit, 30, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Esther Salas to an information charging him with one count of bank robbery. Judge Salas imposed the sentence today in Newark federal court.

According to the documents filed in this case and statements made in court:

Nesbit admitted that on Jan. 20, 2017, he robbed a Bank of New Jersey branch in Fort Lee. Nesbit admitted that he handed a teller a hand-written note demanding cash and threatening to shoot everyone in the bank if the teller did not comply.

In addition to the prison term, Judge Salas sentenced Nesbit to three years of supervised release.