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philadelphia man sentenced to 15 years for armed robberies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 1, 2012

 

PHILADELPHIA - Marvin Gibson, 39, of Philadelphia, PA, was sentenced today to 15 years in prison for three armed robberies in Philadelphia. Gibson and his co-defendant Jackson Doggette, also of Philadelphia, pleaded guilty to Hobbs Act robbery and firearms charges. The defendants brandished a handgun while robbing the Metro PCS store, located at 3613 Germantown Avenue, on August 24, 2011 of approximately $50; the Metro PCS store, located at 3154 N. Broad Street, on September 9, 2011, of approximately $850; and the Rite Aid store, located at 810 S. Broad Street, on October 18, 2011 of approximately $2230. Doggette, 22, also of Philadelphia, will be sentenced October 9, 2012.

In addition to the prison term, U.S. District Court Judge Mitchell S. Goldberg ordered Gibson to pay restitution in the amount of $3,130, a $500 special assessment and ordered five years of supervised release.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Philadelphia Police Department, and the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Ewald Zittlau.

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

 

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