Glen Carbon Man Sentenced for Armed Robbery
The United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Donald S. Boyce, announced today that Jonathan Michael Malone, 53, of Glen Carbon, Illinois, was sentenced in the United States District Court in East Saint Louis, Illinois for armed robbery. Malone was charged with Interference of Commerce by Robbery, with Brandishing a Firearm During and In Relation to a Crime of Violence, and with Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
Malone admitted in open court, that on January 14, 2016, Malone robbed the One Stop Shop Gas Station in Maryville, Illinois. During the robbery, Malone brandished a handgun at the owner. Furthermore, Malone possessed the handgun unlawfully after having been previously convicted of armed robbery.
On July 12, 2016, the district court sentenced Malone to a total of 108 months in federal prison. The court also ordered Malone to serve three years of supervised release, to pay to fine of $300, and pay restitution to the shop owner in the amount of $102.25.
The case was investigated by the Glen Carbon Police Department, the Maryville Police Department, the Illinois State Police, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney William E. Coonan.