Wells Fargo robbery

Orlando Gonzalez-Claudio speaks outside of Hartford Federal Court, after his brother pleaded guilty to taking part in a 1983 armored car robbery at a Wells Fargo depot in West Hartford. Orlando was himself convicted in the 1980's of involvement in the heist, and served time in jail. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer

Plea Deal In $7m West Hartford Robbery

One of the last defendants in the 1983 robbery of $7 million from an armored car depot pleaded guilty Friday to his role in the record-setting heist, accepting a deal that calls for him to serve five years in prison.


Norberto Gonzalez Claudio (FBI Photo)

Feds Oppose Release Of Puerto Rican Nationalist

Federal prosecutors say a 66-year-old Puerto Rican nationalist awaiting trial in a 1983 robbery is too dangerous to be released on bond because he was a leader of a group that carried out violent acts in the name of Puerto Rican independence.


Norberto Gonzalez Claudio (FBI Photo)

Puerto Rican Nationalist Seeks Release On Bond

A 66-year-old Puerto Rican nationalist is asking to be released on bond as he awaits trial in a 1983 Connecticut robbery.


Norberto Gonzalez Claudio's family confers with his defense lawyer outside of Hartford Federal Court.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Not Guilty Plea In $7M 1983 Heist

A Puerto Rican nationalist sought by U.S. authorities for more than 25 years has pleaded not guilty to charges in connection with one of the nation’s largest bank robberies.