Man Facing Federal Charges In Nine Armed Robberies

jeffrey townsley armed robbery

WILKES-BARRE — Authorities say a man went on an 18-day crime spree throughout Luzerne County.

Now, Jeffrey Townsley, 42, is charged with nine armed robberies.

It happened between December of 2013 and January of this year.

Federal investigators say Townsley used a black pellet gun to hold up seven businesses and two banks.

Townsley is currently locked up in Luzerne County.

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