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Man sentenced in 2011 robbery of armored car in Washington

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WILMINGTON, N.C. -

On Tuesday, a Senior District Judge sentenced Lenard Cornelius Smith to almost 13 years in prison for his part in a robbery of an armored car in Washington, N.C.

Smith along with Emmanuel Wallace III and Charles Moore Jr., stole more than $1million dollars from the armored vehicle.

The robbery happened on June 23, 2011 when a Garda armored car was parked near the Bank of America automatic teller machine. 

Smith plead guilty on June 4, 2012 to Hobbs Act Robbery.

Smith must also pay more than $960, 000 in restitution.

Wallace and Moore were previously sentenced in the case.

 

 

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