GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Two Washington men have been sentenced to more than a decade in prison for two commercial armed robberies in Hyattsville and Bowie.
Thirty-five-year-old Jeffery Louis Adams was sentenced to 12 years and 33-year-old Antonio Lamont Gaithers was sentenced to 14 years. Both were also ordered to pay restitution at sentencing Monday in federal court in Greenbelt.READ MORE: Maryland Dept. Of Health Website Operational After Cyberattack
According to their plea agreements, in October 2011, Gaithers and a co-conspirator, both armed with handguns, robbed the cash office in a Wal-Mart in Hyattsville of $140,000.READ MORE: Pending Regulatory Approval, Sportsbook At Horseshoe Casino Could Open Friday
Prosecutors say in January 2012, Gaithers robbed an employee of an armored vehicle in front of a Wal-Mart in Bowie. Authorities say he made off with more than $88,000 in cash and fled in a van occupied by Adams.MORE NEWS: Man Accused Of Killing Evelyn Player Was Working In Her Church, Attorney Says; Will Plead Not Criminally Responsible
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