PORT HURON (WWJ/AP) – A former superintendent at a Michigan school district has been sentenced in the armed robbery of a St. Clair County bank.

According to court records, 51-year-old Thomas Goulette was sentenced to three-and-a-half to 20 years in prison on a charge of armed robbery Monday. He pleaded guilty last month to the January robbery of a Brockway Township bank.

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Goulette was the Dryden Community Schools superintendent from 2005 to 2013, according to The Times Herald of Port Huron.

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Goulette said during his plea hearing that he went into the bank with a starter pistol and demanded money from tellers.

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