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District of Maryland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 18, 2016

Baltimore Serial Robber Exiled to 13 Years in Prison

Committed More Than 15 Commercial Robberies in August and September 2014

Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge George L. Russell III, sentenced Kieron Matthew Williams, age 39, of Baltimore, today to 13 years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for five robberies of retail establishments and displaying what appeared to be a handgun in each robbery. 

The sentence was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein; Special Agent in Charge Kevin Perkins of the Federal Bureau of Investigation; Chief James W. Johnson of the Baltimore County Police Department; Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis; Baltimore County State’s Attorney Scott Shellenberger; and Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby.

According to Williams’ plea agreement, between August 13 and September 21, 2014, Williams committed five robberies of stores in Baltimore City and Baltimore County.  In each robbery Williams entered the store and displayed what appeared to be a black semi-automatic handgun to the store employee and demanded money.  Williams stole a more than $1,000 in the five robberies.  Williams also admitted that he committed more than 10 other robberies in Baltimore City and County during that same time period.

United States Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein commended the FBI, Baltimore Police Department, Baltimore County Police Department, Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office and Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office for their work in the investigation.  Mr. Rosenstein thanked Assistant United States Attorneys Matthew C. Sullivan and James G. Warwick, who prosecuted the case.

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Project Safe Neighborhoods
Violent Crime
Updated February 18, 2016