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District of Nevada

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Man Pleads Guilty To Coin And Jewelry Store Armed Robbery

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – A Las Vegas man pleaded guilty today to robbing a coin and jewelry store while pointing a gun at the elderly store owner and a customer, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Steven W. Myhre for the District of Nevada.

 

Noah Patrick Fields, 22, pleaded guilty to one count each of interference with commerce by robbery and use of a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence. United States District Judge James C. Mahan accepted the guilty plea and scheduled sentencing for Aug. 24, 2017.

 

According to admissions made in connection with his plea agreement, on Oct. 14, 2016, Fields and a co-conspirator robbed a coin and jewelry store at gunpoint. Fields admitted that he held a customer and the 90-year-old store owner at gunpoint while his co-conspirator stole $3,500 in cash and approximately $42,424 worth of valuable coins and silver and gold bullion from the front display case.

 

At the time of sentencing, Fields faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for interference with commerce by robbery and a mandatory minimum penalty of seven years in prison up to life in prison and a $250,000 fine for use of a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence.

 

The case is being investigated by the FBI and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Kilby Macfadden.

 

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Violent Crime
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Updated May 17, 2017