Charges Filed in Robberies of Pizza Delivery People
PHILADELPHIA—Titus Kellam, 20, and Kimberly Monfort, 24, both of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, were charged today by indictment in a scheme involving six armed robberies of pizza delivery employees in Philadelphia, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. Kellam is charged with committing all six robberies, between November 26, 2014 and December 21, 2014, and with brandishing a firearm in two of those robberies. Monfort is charged in one robbery. The charges include Hobbs Act robbery and using, carrying, and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence.
The indictment alleges that on November 26, 2014, Kellam and Monfort robbed a pizza delivery employee of Key Pizza, located at 1846 S. 12th Street, of cash, food, and a cell phone belonging to that employee, by means of actual and threatened violence. Kellam is further charged in the armed robberies of pizza delivery employees of: Wolf Street Pizza, located at 2135 Wolf Street; City Pizza, located at 100 Snyder Avenue; Uncle Oogie’s Pizzeria, located at 2010 Gerritt Street; Not Just Pizza, located at 2240 S. 11th Street; and Isabella Pizza, located at 1824 East Passyunk Avenue, all in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
If convicted, Kellum faces a maximum possible statutory sentence of life in prison, with a statutory mandatory minimum sentence of 32 years’ imprisonment; Monfort faces a maximum statutory sentence of 20 years in prison. The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Yvonne Osirim.
An Indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.