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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, August 13, 2019

St. Louis Man Sentenced for Two Armed Robberies

St. Louis, MO –Jerrinon Tate, 28, of St. Louis, MO, sentenced to a term of fourteen years in federal prison for brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.  He appeared today before U.S. District Judge Henry E. Autrey. 

According to court documents, on June 21, 2018, at 1:00 a.m., Tate entered the QuikTrip located at 10845 Lilac in Bellefontaine Neighbors in Saint Louis County.  He pointed a black semi-automatic pistol at the clerk and demanded money.

Hours later, Tate entered the Moto Mart located at 11005 Riverview Drive in the City of St. Louis.  He again pointed a black semi-automatic pistol at the clerk and demanded money.  Approximately 20 minutes later, Tate entered the Family Dollar store located at 8971 Halls Ferry, St. Louis, Missouri.  Tate pointed a firearm at the clerk, demanded money, and threatened to shoot the clerk.

The total combined cash that Tate took in the armed robberies was approximately $847.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation investigated this case. 

Topic(s): 
Firearms Offenses
Violent Crime
Updated August 14, 2019