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2 DC robbers exiled to at least 12 years in prison
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GREENBELT, Md. (WUSA9) -- Two D.C. men were sentenced to 12 and 14 years in prison Monday for two counts of robbery and using a gun during a robbery, the United States Attorney for the District of Maryland announced.

Jeffrey Louis Adams, 35, of D.C. and Antonio Lamont Gaithers, 33, also of D.C. were sentenced to 12 and 14 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release, the United States Attorney's Office said. Adams has to pay restitution of $209,750 and Gathers is required to pay $241,000.

According to the US Attorney's Office, Gaithers and his co-conspirator Davon Williams were armed with guns, went into a Walmart located in Hyattsville, Md. and demanded money. They stole a total of $140,000 and fled in a getaway car. The robbery happened on October 7, 2011.

On January 16, 20132 Gaithers robbed an employee of Garda Cash Logisitics who had a bag with $88,659.03 in cash and $13,337.90 in checks. The US Attorney's Office said, the employee was taking the money from the Bowie Walmart store to a Garda armored transport vehicle. Gaithers took off in a vehicle with Adams, Williams and others inside.

In addition, Adams took part in two other robberies including an armed robbery at a bank in Lexington Park, Md. and a credit union bank in Clinton, Md.

The US Attorney's Office said Adams helped plan these crimes.

Williams, 23, also of DC pleaded guilty previously to two counts of robbery and using a gun during a robbery. He was sentenced to 162 months in prison, the US Attorney's Office said. Williams has to pay $242,248.53 in restitution.


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