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Tag Archives: Robbery

Rochester man sentenced for robbery spree


A Rochester man has been sentenced to seven years and eight months in federal prison for a series of robberies. Tayvon Rosier, 32, who was convicted of four counts of Hobbs Act robbery, committed a series of armed robberies at ...

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Convicted robber: Silence not indication of guilt

An Erie County man is seeking to have his 2013 conviction of robbing a Buffalo 7-Eleven store set aside because he claims a prosecutor said he must be guilty because he never said he was innocent. A panel of five ...

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Charge dropped for lack of plea questioning

A robbery charge against a Rochester man has been thrown out by the Appellate Division, Fourth Department, which ruled Friday the trial court judge should have asked more questions when the plea was being entered. The case of People v. ...

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Church robbed while funeral underway

CHEEKTOWAGA — Authorities say they’re looking for two men who robbed a suburban Buffalo Catholic church during a funeral. Police in Cheektowaga tell local media outlets that two men wearing hazardous materials-type suits and dust masks forced their way into ...

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Fourth Department — Robbery: People v. Dekenipp

Appellate Division, Fourth Department  Robbery Consecutive Sentencing People v. Dekenipp KA 11-00085 Appealed from Ontario County Court Background: The defendant was convicted of three charges relating to stealing property from a department store while his children were present. While attempting ...

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Robbery: People v. Wright

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Robbery Inclusory Concurrent Count People v. Wright KA 09-00043 Appealed from Oneida County Court Background: The defendant was convicted of robbery first and second degree among other charges. On appeal one issue raised was that the ...

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Robbery: People v. Hammond

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Robbery Duress Defense People v. Hammond KA 09-01309 Appealed from Supreme Court, Erie County Background: Defendant was convicted of two counts of robbery as well as possession of stolen property. He contended on appeal that he ...

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