A Pine Prairie man was sentenced today in 13th District Court to 70 years on a number of charges including the armed robbery of Citizens Bank in Pine Prairie in August 2011. Evangeline Parish District Attorney Trent Brignac reported to KVPI News that Brian Keith Soileau age 42 of Pine Prairie was sentenced by Judge Thomas Fuselier to 70 years in prison, 66 years of which must be served without benefit of parole, probation or suspension of sentence. Brignac announced that the charges involved armed robbery, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and illegal use of a weapon. He was also charged with simple burglary and theft of a firearm in another case. He was found guilty August 3 of this year , Soileau was arrested after the bank holdup and incarcerated in the Pine Prairie Detention Center. He escaped from that facility a short time later, robbed a Guaranty bank branch and finally arrested in Oklahoma. Charges are still pending for the prison escape on Oct. 13 of last year as well as the armed robbery of Gauranty Bank on Oct. 25 while he was a fugitive at large.