Weber County man pleads guilty to bank robbery

Published 12/20 2012 07:40PM

Updated 12/20 2012 07:51PM

Joshua Beckstead
Joshua Beckstead
SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) -- a Weber County man pleaded guilty to five felony counts of bank robbery.

Joshua Michael Beckstead pleaded guilty in a Casper, Wyoming federal court Thursday.

Beckstead was in jail in Utah for allegedly passing forged checks.

Last May, a judge allowed him out to go to the dentist. He never showed up to the appointment or returned to jail.

His robbery spree started the next week, when he held up a credit union in Ogden, it ended up spanning four states.

He'll be sentenced February 27th.

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