GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to nine and a half years in prison stemming from two armed robberies in Prince George’s County.
Twenty-eight-year-old Gregory Evans of D.C. pleaded guilty to conspiracy to interfere with commerce by robbery and brandishing a firearm during a violent crime.READ MORE: The Homecoming Football Game Returned To Franklin High School On Friday, But The Dance Did Not
He was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Greenbelt.
Prosecutors say Evans robbed a store in Capital Heights on Jan. 22 with other suspects, forcing an employee to open the cash register at gunpoint and stealing hundreds of dollars.READ MORE: Ocean City Braces For Car Enthusiasts, Heavy Traffic At H20i Rally
An hour later, Evans and two other suspects robbed a District Heights liquor store.
Prosecutors say in the second robbery, Evans pointed a gun at employees and ordered them to lie on the ground.
Evans’ attorney didn’t immediately respond to a message seeking comment Thursday.MORE NEWS: Who's Eligible? Maryland Authorizes Pfizer Booster Shots For Vulnerable Adults In Coronavirus Fight
(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)