ROLLINSFORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE MAN SENTENCED TO
EIGHT YEARS IN ROCHESTER ARMED HOME INVASION
CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE- - United States Attorney John P. Kacavas announced that Saxton Lynch, of Rollinsford, was sentenced today by United States District Court Chief Judge Steven J. McAuliffe to a total term of imprisonment of eight years after pleading guilty on March 16, 2009 to conspiracy to commit robbery and for possession of a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence for the May 4, 2008 armed robbery of a residence in Rochester.
The Court sentenced Lynch to a term of imprisonment of 12 months for the robbery. The Court then imposed a mandatory minimum consecutive sentence of 84 months imprisonment on the charge of possession of a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence. Lynch cannot begin serving this sentence until he has served the initial 12 months.
Lynch was also sentenced to four years of supervised release which will begin after he is released from prison. During the period of supervised release, Lynch’s behavior will be monitored by the United States Probation Office. If Lynch violates the terms and conditions of his release, he could be sent back to prison.
As part of his sentence, Lynch was ordered to pay restitution.
This case was investigated by the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, The Bureau of Tobacco, Firearms, Alcohol and Explosives, and the Dover, Rochester and Portsmouth Police Departments.
This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Jennifer Davis and Donald Feith.