A man who robbed in Temecula was sentenced to one year in jail and 60 months of probation.
Michael Joseph Hamel, 47, pleaded guilty to two charges of robbery and burglary on Feb. 2 and was sentenced Monday at the , according to court records.
He allegedly handed a letter to a teller saying he had a gun in December and ran off with several thousand dollars, according to sheriff's officials.
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Hamil was also sentenced to complete a substance abuse treatment program due to his marijuana addiction. He may also face deportation, because he was born in Canada and unsure of his citizenship status.
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