BANGOR  — A Fairfield man was found guilty today in U.S. District Court of being an accessory to the armed robbery of a Skowhegan credit union three years ago.
Forrest T. “Teddy” Goodwin, 33, faces up to 12 1/2 years in prison for his role as the driver of a Yamaha motorcycle used as the getaway vehicle. Goodwin’s partner in crime, Paul J. Garland, 27, of Oakland, who committed the robbery and was a passenger on the motorcycle, pleaded guilty to armed bank robbery in April. He has not yet been sentenced.
The jury  found Goodwin not guilty of the more serious charge of aiding and abetting an armed bank robbery, Assistant U.S. Attorney James McCarthy said by phone Wednesday afternoon. That charge would have carried a maximum of 25 years in prison.
The trial began on Monday; the verdict was returned around noon.

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