A Portland man who pleaded guilty in January to one bank robbery pleaded guilty to robbing four more on Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Portland.

Jimmy Odong, 26, admitted on Jan. 20 to Judge Nancy Torresen that he’d robbed the Key Bank branch in Freeport last July 17.

On Wednesday, Odong also admitted robbing four banks in Portland last year – University Credit Union on May 14, TruChoice Federal Credit Union on May 26 and both CPort Credit Union and Bank of America on June 19, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

In each of the Portland robberies, Odong wore a hat or wig as a disguise, brandished a semi-automatic handgun and demanded cash from tellers, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said in a news release.

Odong is scheduled to be sentenced by Torresen on July 12. He faces up to 14 years in federal prison under the terms of a plea agreement. He could otherwise have faced up to 20 years in prison on each count and a total fine of as much as $1.25 million.

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