You are here

Justice News

Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 9, 2013

Philadelphia Man Charged With Hobbs Act Robbery And Gun Offenses

Anthony Robinson, 39, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was charged today by indictment with two counts of robbery which interferes with interstate commerce and two counts of using a firearm during a crime of violence, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of life imprisonment, a mandatory minimum sentence of 32 years imprisonment, up to 5 years supervised release, a $1,000,000 fine, a $400 special assessment.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jeanine Linehan.

Click here to view the indictment

UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, EASTERN DISTRICTof PENNSYLVANIA
Suite 1250, 615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
PATTY HARTMAN, Media Contact, 215-861-8525