Philip Gage Research Paper

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The last of four bank robbers from New Hampshire and Maine facilities plead guilty on Tues., March 5. Phillip Gage plead guilty in federal court to participating in five New Hampshire bank robberies, including the Oct. 19, 2013 robbery at Kennebunk Savings in Eliot, Maine and the Oct. 26, 2013 armed bank robbery of the Ocean Communities Federal Credit Union in Sanford, Maine. Gage was also guilty of gun charges during the robberies. Prosecutors accused Gage of also threatening to have a bomb. According to WMUR, the robberies resulted in a bank loss of $40,000 total. For each armed robbery charge, he faces a maximum of 25 years. New Hampshire criminal lawyer Thomas Edward Delahanty, II announced that the other bank robbers involved plead guilty…show more content…
Gage was previously under suicide watch, according to the Portland Press Herald. On Sat., Nov. 9, at Cumberland County Jail, he failed at using a bed sheet to hang himself. A corrections officer witnessed the attempt. At 7:30 p.m., Gage stepped out of his cell with a sheet tied around his neck and tied the sheet to a railing before he jumped. The corrections officer was underneath Gage's cell at the time. Gage fell to the floor after the sheet ripped and was then sent to Maine Medical Center after minor injuries. Another recent bank robbery in New Hampshire included Bradford Mullane of Nashua, N.H., who pled guilty at the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to one count of bank robbery, according to John P. Kacavas, a criminal attorney in New Hampshire. According to the United States Department of Justice, Mullane robbed a TD Bank in Nashua on July 15, 2013. A handwritten note was presented to a teller demanding money, and he left with over $1,200. The maximum sentence for Mullane is 20 years in prison and criminal fines of a $250,000 maximum. His court date is scheduled for March 12. New Hampshire criminal lawyer Nick Abramson will be the prosecutor in this
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