Category Archives: Robbery Charges

Three men arrested in Union County convenience store robbery

As reported by Springfield Patch, a Springfield police officer recently arrested three men for armed robbery after witnessing two of them rob a convenience store clerk at gunpoint while the third waited in a getaway car. The police officer recovered … Continue reading

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Three men arrested in Union County convenience store robbery

As reported by Springfield Patch, a Springfield police officer recently arrested three men for armed robbery after witnessing two of them rob a convenience store clerk at gunpoint while the third waited in a getaway car. The police officer recovered … Continue reading

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Man sentenced to prison for robbery in Rahway

A Rahway man charged with 12 counts of robbery after robbing 12 banks over a two-month stretch was recently sentenced to 10.5 years in federal prison. The robberies took place between July 8 and September 9 in 2008 at various … Continue reading

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NJ robbery charges & the requirement of force

If a person is charged, indicted or receives a criminal complaint for the crime of robbery or theft by force in New Jersey, the prosecutor must prove several elements in order to obtain a conviction. An experienced New Jersey robbery … Continue reading

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Robbery vs. theft in New Jersey

On July 17, 2009, a New Jersey man was apprehended and charged with robbing a PNC bank in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey. Police are investigating the possible role a second man may have played in the robbery. The apprehended robber … Continue reading

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PNC bank robbery in New Jersey

One of the men who robbed a PNC bank in New Jersey back in 2007 will be sentenced today, May 11, 2009. Francisco Herrera-Genao took part in a series of robberies including the robbery of the PNC bank, with that … Continue reading

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Understanding the difference between robbery and theft

Both robbery and theft involve an unlawful taking, but what is the difference between the two charges? Why would a person be charged with a robbery instead of theft? A robbery charge is really a simple theft charge, but in … Continue reading

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