Thugs Sentenced For ArmedRobbery/Carjacking

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BOSTON - (01/06/06) – Two South Boston men weresentenced Thursday to long prison terms for a violent armed robberyat Telephone Workers CU in the Boston suburb of Braintree, afterwhich they led police on a wild chase on the highway during theirgetaway. William Brymer, 34, and James Turpin, 44, were eachsentenced to 32 years behind bars. The two hit the credit union for$5,000 on the morning of August 28, 2003, then fled in a stolenvan, before stopping in traffic on Route 3 south of Boston andforcing a driver of a Dodge pick-up from his vehicle. Afterabandoning the pick-up they tried to carjack another vehicle on thehighway, but failed, and successfully escaped on foot. A few daysafter the robbery police tracked Brymer, all the way to Martha'sVineyard, where he was holed up in a remote islandhideaway.

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