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philadelphia man sentenced to 13 years for three armed robberies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 7, 2013

 

PHILADELPHIA - Jackson Doggette, 22, of Philadelphia, was sentenced today to 13 years in prison for three armed robberies committed between August and October 2011. Doggette and co-defendant Marvin Gibson, 39, also of Philadelphia, 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. Both defendants pleaded guilty to Hobbs Act Robbery and firearms charges. Doggette pleaded guilty June 25, 2012. Gibson was sentenced on October 1, 2012, to 15 years in prison.

In addition to the prison term, U.S. District Court Judge Mitchell S. Goldberg ordered Doggette 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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