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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Man Sentenced To Over 11 Years In Prison For Coin And Jewelry Store Armed Robbery

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – A Las Vegas man was sentenced today to 135 months in prison and five years of supervised release for robbing a coin and jewelry store while pointing a firearm at the elderly store owner and a customer, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Steven W. Myhre for the District of Nevada.

Noah Patrick Fields, 23, pleaded guilty on May 17, 2017, to one count of interference with commerce by robbery and one count of use of a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence. United States District Judge James C. Mahan presided over the sentencing hearing.

According to the plea agreement, Fields admitted that on Oct. 14, 2016, he and a co-conspirator robbed Fremont Coin Company, a coin and jewelry store at 3375 Glen Avenue in Las Vegas, at gunpoint. Fields admitted that he held the 90-year-old store owner and a customer 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.

The case was investigated by the FBI and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, as part of the Safe Streets Task Force and Project Safe Neighborhoods program. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kilby Macfadden prosecuted the case.

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Updated August 24, 2017