Federal assess sentences guy for Craigslist robberies
Jonathan Flores-Oquendo, 21, knew his guests were thinking one robbery when they will required him to be able to pose as a customer for one vehicle advertised upon Craigslist.
He joined in both the scheme anyway, and also will pay both the money in criminal.
U.S. District Judge James L. Graham statement Flores-Oquendo to 28 many years with regard to participating in both will go robberies, both including car sold via Craigslist.
The judge and ordered him or her to spend $23,900 in restitution.
“I allowed myself be point by my guests,” the defendant expressed beneath court currently through a I'm wholeheartedly sorry.”
He charm guilty in August to be able to robbery, conspiracy and the utilization of firearms beneath one violent crime.
Early robbery was in December 2011 on a father and also son provided one 2002 Acura to Flores-Oquendo and also co-conspirator Ricardo Velazquez-Flores at a Northwest Aspect shopping middle.
Both other co-conspirators, Mickey L. Velazquez and also Raphael D. Person Jr., followed both the father and boy home, at stake these people with weapons and stole the $5,900 they will’d been paid for both the Acura, court records say.
The second robbery took place beneath Middletown, involving Dayton and Cincinnati, upon Feb. 17, 2012. In that case, a man and also his son provided Velazquez one Nissan 350Z for $18,000.
People and also another man robbed these people of the $18,000, and Flores-Oquendo energy Velazquez’ car side to be able to Columbus, according to certificates.
Velazquez, of Brookside Boulevard on the West Aspect, and People, on Atlanta, are planned with regard to trial beneath April.
Velazquez-Flores was sentenced in 2010 to 17 many years beneath prison.
Flores-Oquendo and also Velazquez-Flores, both of Trabue Street, also were offered in 2012 beneath Franklin Borders Common Calls Court with the frustrated murder on Brandon Leonard of West Side. Leonard remained record to passing
Velazquez-Flores charm guilty in July to be able to involuntary manslaughter and frustrated robbery and remained statement to decade in prison upon each count, to be able to run simultaneously when his sentence for that Craigslist robberies.
Flores-Oquendo is scheduled to be able to plead guilty to be able to one reduced control then in past due January, according to Assistant U.S. Attorney David J. Bosley. Underneath the terms on his federal plea basis, his sentence beneath that case may run concurrently to his federal prison title.
Both the 28-year prison statement that Flores-Oquendo received is actually 10 years under the required minimum he would have received for that charges he pleaded guilty to be able to.
“We have played to be able to reflect his collaboration, balanced with his crime,” Bosley expressed.