HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A Puerto Rican nationalist who was captured by the FBI last year is expected to be sentenced for his role in a record-setting 1983 robbery in Connecticut.
Norberto Gonzalez Claudio faces a five-year prison sentence at the hearing Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Hartford. The sentence is capped under a deal he took in June.
He pleaded guilty to charges including foreign transportation of stolen money and conspiracy to rob federally insured bank funds in connection with the heist at a Wells Fargo depot in West Hartford. The crime was carried out by Los Macheteros, a militant group dedicated to independence for the U.S. Caribbean territory.
Gonzalez has been detained since he was arrested in May 2011 in the central island town of Cayey.
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