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Cape man sentenced to prison for 2016 crime spree

A man charged with multiple felonies following a drug-fueled crime spree last year has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison.

Brian Hernandez-Vargas, 40, was sentenced to 91.5 months followed by 60 months of probation for crimes that occurred over a 16-day period in Cape Coral in 2016.

Hernandez-Vargas first burglarized a friend’s home and stole family heirlooms.

He then robbed the same grocery store in Cape Coral twice in the span of just 48 hours. Both of the robberies were committed by rushing two separate female associates at the cash register and taking money. In both attacks, the cashiers, including one who was over 65, sustained injuries trying to fend him off. The women were not seriously injured, officials said.

He then burglarized the home of another acquaintance.

Hernandez-Vargas pleaded open to the court on charges of Robbery by Sudden Snatching, Robbery with a Weapon, Battery on a Person 65 or Older,

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Burglar’s one-day Stockton crime spree sees him waiting in prison to learn his fate

A burglar is in prison waiting to learn his fate after he admitted a one-day crime spree.

Kirk Lawrence, 39, admitted two burglaries, one attempted burglary and taking a car in a single day, Teesside Crown Court heard.

These included:

* pleading guilty to burgling a home on Mulberry Wynd, central Stockton , stealing tools and a torch

* admitting trying to burgle another home on the same street

* admitting burgling a home on Sadberge Road, central Stockton, taking keys, an Xbox 360 games console, a suitcase, power bank and earphones

* And he pleaded guilty to taking a woman’s Vauxhall Corsa without her consent.

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Glendora man gets more than three decades in prison for crime spree

A Glendora man convicted of a laundry list of crimes, ranging from attempted murder and home-invasion robbery to identity theft and auto theft, received a sentence of more than three decades in state prison on Thursday, authorities said.

Clayton Rube Duran, 26, was sentenced to 33 years to life behind bars in the Pomona branch of Los Angeles County Superior Court, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office spokesman Ricardo Santiago said.

A Pomona jury convicted him July 12 of 13 criminal counts: three counts of burglary with a person present, attempted murder, residential robbery, grant theft auto, grand theft, identity theft, forgery related to identity theft, assault with a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of ammunition by a convicted felon and petty theft, district attorney’s office spokeswoman Sarah Ardalani said at the time.

The jury also found true a special allegation that Addleman personally used a gun in

Read more at: http://www.sgvtribune.com/2017/09/21/glendora-man-gets-more-than-three-decades-in-prison-for-crime-spree/

Man pleads guilty in crime spree; faces 3 to 13 years in prison

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Kingston man sentenced to prison after crime spree – The Kingston Whig

A Kingston man, whose involvement in the local drug trade propelled him into a pile of charges over the past year, has been sentenced to penitentiary.

Joseph E. Pelletier, 23, pleaded guilty in Kingston’s Ontario Court of Justice to five counts of possessing drugs for the purpose of trafficking arising from two separate incidents in September and December 2016, plus a related charge of possessing $555 deemed proceeds of crime.

Additionally, he admitted to a fraud perpetrated on the Bank of Montreal in early March this year; a break-in later the same month at the Westbrook Depot Waste Transfer Station on Westbrook Road, with intent to commit theft and related violations of bail conditions that forbid him possessing or using street drugs and required that he observe a 10 p.m to 6 a.m. curfew.

Pelletier was given enhanced credit on 169 days of pretrial custody by Justice Hugh Fraser and was sentenced to

Read more at: http://www.thewhig.com/2017/09/17/kingston-man-sentenced-to-prison-after-crime-spree

Teen gets 11 years prison for 2016 crime spree

An 18-year-old Daly City man was sentenced Wednesday to more than 11 years in prison for a crime spree last year that included attacking a 93-year-old man and duct-taping his mouth shut while ransacking his home, San Mateo County prosecutors said.

Christopher Vera, who was 17 during the crimes but was charged as an adult with 13 felony counts, pleaded no contest on May 9 to all charges and was sentenced Wednesday to 11 years and eight months in prison, with 516 days credit for time already served, prosecutors said.

Among Vera’s crimes were pushing his girlfriend to the ground and kicking her in the head several times on May 27, 2016, then three days later committing a home burglary, according to the district attorney’s office.

On June 4, 2016, he broke into the home of an 85-year-old woman via an open window but fled when she confronted him.

A day later, he crawled

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An 18-year-old Daly City man was sentenced Wednesday to more than 11 years in prison for a crime spree last year that included attacking a 93-year-old man and duct-taping his mouth shut while ransacking his home, San Mateo County prosecutors said.

Christopher Vera, who was 17 during the crimes but was charged as an adult with 13 felony counts, pleaded no contest on May 9 to all charges and was sentenced Wednesday to 11 years and eight months in prison, with 516 days credit for time already served, prosecutors said.

Among Vera’s crimes were pushing his girlfriend to the ground and kicking her in the head several times on May 27, 2016, then three days later committing a home burglary, according to the district attorney’s office.

On June 4, 2016, he broke into the home of an 85-year-old woman via an open window but fled when she confronted him.

A day later, he crawled

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White supremacist gang member gets 32 years in prison after drug-fueled crime spree

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Kirk Boyd

A 38-year-old member of the white supremacist prison gang 211 Crew has been sentenced to 32 years in prison after he was convicted of committing a series of burglaries, car thefts and shooting a man while on a drug binge.

Kirk Len Boyd was sentenced Thursday in Jefferson County District Court, said Pam Russell, spokeswoman for District Attorney Peter Weir.

Between Oct. 2 and Nov. 12, Boyd, who was constantly under the influence of methamphetamine, stole three “puffer” cars that were sitting outside homes running to warm up in Westminster and Arvada.

“The Arvada Police Department took the lead role in this massive investigation,” Weir said in a news release Tuesday. “This complicated investigation had six crime scenes and thousands of pieces of evidence.”

On Oct. 2, Boyd stole a Lincoln Navigator in Westminster and used it to burglarize an Arvada

Read more at: http://www.denverpost.com/2017/08/29/white-supremacist-gets-32-years-after-drug-fueled-crime-spree/