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Philadelphia Couple Charged With Hobbs Act Robbery

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Montanez Adams, 22, and Robert Holmes, 19, both of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania were charged today by Indictment[1] with one count of Hobbs Act robbery, one count of using, carrying, and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence, and aiding and abetting, announced Acting United States Attorney Louis D. Lappen. The charges arise from an armed robbery of a GameStop store located at 4600 Roosevelt Boulevard in Philadelphia, PA on or about January 7, 2017.

If convicted the defendants face maximum possible sentences of life imprisonment.

The case was investigated by the Philadelphia Police Department with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Katherine Driscoll.


[1] An Indictment or Information is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated April 13, 2017

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