Man pleads guilty to 11 armed robberies | Crime
CHARLOTTE - The fourth defendant charged in eleven armed robberies of businesses in Charlotte, Huntersville, Concord, Belmont, Denver, Kannapolis, and Rock Hill, S.C. in the summer of 2009 entered a guilty plea in federal court on Wednesday.
According to a release from U.S. Attorney Anne M. Tompkins, Rashard Dean Boyd, 22, of Charlotte plead guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit, and committing armed robberies.
Jasmine Chemise Massey, 22, of Charlotte, and two brothers, Shameron Waddel Hallman and Cameron Jamond Hallman, 23 and 19, also of Charlotte, already entered guilty pleas in the case, the release said.
According to court documents and proceedings, all four defendants were charged and pled guilty to conspiracy to commit robberies of businesses affecting interstate commerce (known as “Hobbs Act” robberies) in connection with the 2009 robberies.
Boyd and the Hallman brothers were also charged with and pled guilty to carrying and using firearms in connection with robbery, the release stated, and Massey was also charged with and pled guilty to making false material statements before the grand jury.
All four men could face a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. For the firearm charge, Boyd and the Hallman brothers face anywhere from seven years to life in prison, the release said.
Massey faces a maximum of five years in prison and a $250,000 fine for the perjury charge, according to the release.
The sentencing dates have not yet been set for the defendants.