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October 19, 2015

New York Man Sentenced to 19 Years’ Imprisonment for Robberies of Fast Food Restaurants

HARRISBURG, PA—The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Maurice Lebron Davis, age 40, of Brooklyn, New York was sentenced to 19 years in federal prison by U.S. District Court Judge John E. Jones, III today, as a result of his April 2015 conviction of eight counts of robbery or attempted robbery following a four day jury trial in Harrisburg.

According to United States Attorney Peter Smith, Davis was charged in an Indictment by a grand jury in February 2013. Davis robbed or attempted to rob fast food restaurants located in Cumberland, Dauphin and York counties between December 2011 and February 2012. For some of the robberies, Davis broke the drive-thru window and crawled inside, waiting for employees to arrive. For others, Davis accosted employees in the parking lot and forced them to let him into the restaurants. He would then demand they give him money, before fleeing the scene.

These cases were investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Pennsylvania State Police, and the police departments of Upper Allen, Middlesex, Carroll, Swatara, Lower Allen and Silver Spring Townships, and the Harrisburg Police Department. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Meredith A. Taylor.

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