District court for the city of Kansas city, Kansas, sentenced the 71 — Lawrence John Ripple who robbed a Bank to go to jail and not see more than he hated his wife.
About this tragicomic story in the style of short stories O Henry wrote on Wednesday, June 14, edition of the Kansas City Star.
The court did not consider the wishes of the pensioner and sentenced him to six months house arrest, probation for three flax, as well as a fine of $ 227: $ 100 he will pay to the Fund helping victims of the robbery, and $ 127 will be the daily compensation to Bank employees after a robbery has been sent home.
The investigation materials show that in September 2016 Lawrence here, I came to the branch Bank of Labor in Kansas city and handed the teller a note in which was written: «I Have a gun, give me money.»
The Bank employee gave him of 2,924 dollar, but the man behaved rather strangely: he fled from the scene, and calmly waited for the police.
During the investigation it turned out that ripple was suffering from depression caused by the drugs he was taking after the heart surgery. He underwent treatment and was remorseful.
The article notes that «the robber» has criminal past: friends describe him as an exemplary family man who raised four foster children. In court here, apologized to the Bank employees who have suffered because of his family problems.