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5-year term for Eugene bank robber

Eugene, OR - A man who robbed a Eugene bank just minutes after he was released from an overcrowded jail was sentenced Wednesday to more than five years in a federal prison.

Christopher Franklin Weaver pleaded guilty to robbing a total of three banks in a three-week period last November.

The Register-Guard reports the 34-year-old said he held up banks to feed his heroin addiction.


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