Serial Cell Phone Store Robber Sentenced to 45 Years in Federal Prison

A Long Beach, California man was sentenced today to 45 years in federal prison after being convicted at trial of committing a spree of violent cell phone store robberies, announced Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Prerak Shah. A federal jury found Edward Eugene Robinson, 50, guilty of one count of conspiracy to interfere with commerce by robbery, two counts of interfering with commerce by robbery, and two counts of brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence in March. According to evidence presented at trial — which included eyewitness testimony, store surveillance videos, and evidence obtained […]