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Mizpah man gets 10 years for Kelliher bank robbery

MINNEAPOLIS - A 21-year-old Mizpah man was sentenced this week to 10 years prison for his role in a December 2012 robbery of the First State Bank of Bigfork in Kelliher.

On Wednesday, U.S. District Court Judge Donovan W. Frank also ordered that Cody Lowell Troy serve five years of supervised release after his prison time.

Troy, who was indicted along with co-defendant Travis Michael Burns in January 2013, pleaded guilty to one count of brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence. Burns, 20, of Bemidji, was sentenced in October to 64 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release.

In his plea agreement, Troy admitted robbing the bank while brandishing a 12-gauge, sawed-off shotgun that had a partially obliterated serial number, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney's Office. He stole about $3,738.

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