MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ky. (FOX 56) — A Mount Sterling man has been sentenced to 19.5 years in prison on Friday, Jan. 21 after pleading guilty to charges related to robbery.

Larry A. Crump, 37, was sentenced to 234 months in prison after previously pleading guilty to Hobbs Act Robbery, bank robbery, possession of a firearm in furtherance of a violent crime, and being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.

Crump admitted to robbing the Cash N Check in Mt. Sterling, on Nov. 16, 2020, and the Peoples Bank of Mt. Sterling at gunpoint on Nov. 20, 2020, according to the guilty plea agreement.  

Crump also admitted the firearm used to rob the bank was stolen, and that he was a felon in possession of a firearm.

According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office Crump stole about $900 from Cash N Check and $37,000 from Peoples’ Bank.  

Officials recovered roughly $20,000 from one of Crump’s relatives.

Crump must serve 85% of his prison sentence.  When he is released from prison, he will be under the supervision of the U.S. Probation Office for five years.