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Rochester man sentenced for stealing from bank employee

Justin Lee

Gets jail time and two years of probation.

Posted: Nov 27, 2017 11:26 AM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Stealing from a bank employee earns a man two years of supervised probation.

19-year-old Justin Tyreke Lee of Rochester was charged with two counts of theft after police say he stole a laptop computer and vehicle keys from an employee of Associated Bank on January 12. Officers say the employee realized he been robbed, found Lee a few hours later and pinned him against a wall until authorities arrived.

Lee was originally charged with felony theft but made a deal to plead guilty to gross misdemeanor theft. Besides his probation, Lee was also sentenced to 20 days in the Olmsted County Adult Detention Center.

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