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April 17, 2015

Ninth and 10th Members of Smash-and-Grab Robbery Crew Plead Guilty

ALEXANDRIA, VA—Two men who were part of a smash-and-grab robbery crew that stole over $1 million in merchandise on more than 20 robberies have pleaded guilty in federal court for their roles in the conspiracy to rob high-end retail stores.

Damien Green, 38, pleaded guilty Wednesday, and David Green, 44, pleaded guilty yesterday.

Both men are from Washington, DC. According to the statement of facts filed with the plea agreement, while the robbery crew conducted over 20 robberies total, Damien Green participated in two robberies, and David Green participated in three robberies. The robbery crew entered targeted retail stores and stole merchandise through the use of force and intimidation. Damien and David Green are the ninth and tenth members of the crew convicted.

Both men face a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison when they are sentenced on July 10, 2015.

Dana J. Boente, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia; Andrew G. McCabe, Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI’s Washington Field Office; Colonel Edwin C. Roessler Jr., Fairfax County Chief of Police; M. Douglas Scott, Arlington County Chief of Police; and J. Thomas Manger, Montgomery County Chief of Police, made the announcement after the plea was accepted by U.S. District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema.

This case was investigated by the FBI’s Washington Field Office, Fairfax County Police Department, Arlington County Police Department, and Montgomery County Police Department.

Assistant U.S. Attorneys Jonathan L. Fahey and Michael J. Frank prosecuted the case.

A copy of this press release may be found on the website of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. Related court documents and information may be found on the website of the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia or on PACER by searching for Case No. 1:15-cr-98.

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