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Man Sentenced in Orange County Armed Robberies

Kathy Welsh

WHITE PLAINS – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Ashan M. Benedict, the New York Special Agent in Charge of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), announced that Lawrence Brown was sentenced to 39 years in prison for committing two armed robberies in Orange County, New York.

Brown was convicted on Mar. 9, 2017, after a jury trial before U.S. District Judge Nelson Stephen Román, who imposed the sentence.

In addition to the prison term, Brown, 46, was sentenced to restitution in the amount of $26,051.89 and three years of supervised release.

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman stated:  “Lawrence Brown terrorized the employees of a pharmacy and a supermarket when he robbed them at gunpoint.  Not only did Brown point his gun at five different people, making them fear for their

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Man who ‘terrorized’ store employees in armed robberies gets 39 years – Times Herald

WHITE PLAINS – A man convicted of zip-tying employees’ hands and holding them at gunpoint while robbing a New Windsor Rite Aid and a Town of Newburgh ShopRite of more than $26,000 was sentenced to 39 years in federal prison on Friday, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York announced.

Lawrence Brown, 46, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Nelson Stephen Roman after a jury convicted him on March 9, 2017, of two counts of robbery and two counts of brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.

He had been charged with dressing as a Pepsi deliveryman to steal $5,911 from the Rite Aid’s safes in November 2013 and holding three employees hostage for hours before stealing $20,140 from the ShopRite safes in April 2014.

The robberies “terrorized” employees, said Geoffrey S. Berman,

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