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Robbery - Armed - s97 - 1989-1990

Whosoever, being armed with an offensive weapon, or instrument, or being in company with another person,
robs, or assaults with intent to rob, any person, or
stops any mail, or vehicle, railway train, or person conveying a mail, with intent to rob, or search the same,
shall be liable to penal servitude for twenty years. 

CASE
(age if known)

OFFENCEPLEASENTENCEAPPEALRECORDWEAPONFACTS

Meredith

NSWCCA 6.12.1989

AR

 

AR

 

Possess shortened firearm

VG

15y

 

10y

 

2y

 

(Total)

15y

NPP 10y

 

Recalculated:

MT 6y 4m 28d

AT 3y 1m 16d

AA

MT 5y 9m 5d

AT 2y 10m 5d

substantialfirearmHeld up pay section of University – three men entered building – shots fired – planning

Readman

(26)

NSWCCA

9.4.1990

ARPG

MT 3y

AT 1y

Crown AA

MT 5y

AT 1y 8m

Lengthy including AR – breached paroleLoaded shotgunHeld up hotel in city to help friend with drug habit – made threats

Miners

(18)

NSWCCA 10.4.1990

AR

 

Sched:

offences

PG

4y

NPP 18m

ADLengthy recordKnife

Robbed taxi driver holding knife to neck – stole $21 – also dealt with for break and enter, stealing and assault offences

Aboriginal with deprived childhood

Moffitt

(26)

NSWCCA

21.6.1990

AR

 

 

 

s.33

VG

MT 3y 9m

AT 1y 3m

 

 

MT 2y

AT 8m

(concurrent)

Crown AA

MT 6y 6m

AT 3y

 

FT 4y

(concurrent)

Breached parole – lengthy record after motor vehicle accidentLarge hunting knife

Robbed bottle shop – pursued and savagely beaten by shop manager

Motor vehicle accident caused psychiatric problems

Croxson

(33)

NSWCCA 23.7.1990

ARPG

MT 8y

AT 2y 8m

ADLengthy record including ARReplica pistolRobbed convenience / bottle store using replica pistol – struggled with owner

Beck

(24)

NSWCCA

15.8.1990

3 x AR

 

 

 

BES

 

Larceny MV

 

Possess prohibited weapon

PG

MT 3y

AT 2y

(each)

 

FT 12m

 

FT 6m

 

(no sentence)

 

Total:

MT 4y

AT 2y

ADExtensive record – no priors for violenceReplica revolver

Offence 'fairly routine type'

HIV positive – good prospects of rehabilitation – onerous custodial conditions

Post

NSWCCA

16.8.1990

7 x AR

 

 

Carry unlicensed pistol

PG

MT 13y

AT 4y

 

FT 3y

(concurrent)

ADAppalling record including violence and dishonesty – escapee at time of offending Robbed banks and TAB in company - $84,000

Wood

NSWCCA

23.8.1990

AR

 

 

AR

 

Assault and rob

 

Possess firearm

 

BES

 

Take and drive

MV

 

Possess screwdriver

 

Sched:

Additional offences

PG

14y

NPP 10y

 

FT 8y

 

FT 10y

 

FT 3y

 

FT 4y

 

FT 2y

 

 

FT 5y

 

(all concurrent)

AD Piece of wood shaped like a firearmRobbed two women in shopping centre car park – assaulted one female with weapon

Merriman

(25)

NSWCCA

24.8.1990

AR

 

 

 

LMV

PG

MT 6y

AT 3y

 

 

MT 1y 6m

AT 6m

(concurrent)

AA

MT 5y

AT 1y 8m

 

MT 1y 6m

AT 6m

(concurrent)

Lengthy record – breached paroleSawn off shotgun

Stole car from railway station – two co-offenders robbed paymaster at business preparing to pay employees – drove car – did not appreciate possible use of weapon until shortly before arrival

Evidence of rehabilitation

Petrinovic

(31)

NSWCCA 18.9.1990

7 x AR

 

 

AR

 

 

2 x Escape

 

 

2 x Assault police

 

Sched:

5 x AR

SMV

PG

MT 5y

AT 9y

 

MT 6y

AT 2y

 

MT 6m

AT 9m

 

MT 6m

AT 9m

 

Total

MT 6y

AT 8y

ADBreached parole for AR offencesrifleRobbed banks armed with gun – threats made

Webster

(26)

NSWCCA

8.10.1990

ARPG

8y 7m

NPP 7y 6m

ADLengthy record for dishonesty offences – breached parole.22 calibre rifle

Robbed sports store with TAB and employee – in company with one person – stole $1860

Drug addiction

D

NSWCCA

6.11.1990

ARPG

(redetermined)

5y 11m 26d

MT 3y 7m 22d

AT 2y 4m 4d

AA

MT 2y 6m

AT 10m

Record – breached recognisanceKnife

With co-offender forced entry into house – stole takings from adjoining service station – assaulted female occupant and forced her to reveal further money – threats to kill - $3185 – revenge for dismissal as employee

Fresh evidence of psychiatric condition

MacDonald

NSWCCA 7.12.1990

2 x ARPG

MT 14y

AT 3y

(each)

AA

MT 9y

AT 3y

(each)

Appalling recordSawn off rifle / shotgunRobbed two banks – used bank officers as shield and hostage – took $11,044 and $97,127 – old offences (1983) due to imprisonment interstate

Thorley

(24)

NSWCCA

5.2.1991

Assault with intent to rob whilst armedPG

MT 7y

AT 2y 4m

AA

MT 5y

AT 2y 6m

Lengthy record – breached parole for armed robberyShortened firearmRobbed bank in company of one person – stole $5000 – co-offender brandished weapon

Lewis

(40)

NSWCCA

5.2.1991

AR

 

 

Armed assault with intent to rob

 

 

Possess pistol

VG

MT 5y

AT 1y 6m

 

MT 5y

AT 1y 6m

 

MT 3y

AT 1y

(all concurrent)

ADLengthy old recordpistol

Robbed female store employee in pastry shop late at night – tied up three employees – took money from register – tried to take jewellery from female – violent struggle resulted in lacerations to victims and offender

Good evidence of rehabilitation

Salameh

(31)

NSWCCA

12.3.1991

4 x AR

 

 

Fraud

 

Supply heroin

 

Sched:

19 offences - including 8 AR

PG

15y

 

 

FT 1y

 

FT 12m

 

Total:

17y

NPP 10y

AA

12y

 

FT 1y

 

FT 1y

 

Total:

14y

NPP 8y 6m

 

Re-determined:

MT 5y 5m 10d

AT 3y 5m 6d

MinorGun / knife

With two co-offenders robbed garages and bottle shops

Discount for assistance

McKinnon

NSWCCA

10.4.1991

AR

 

AR

PG

6y

 

6y

 

Total

12y

NPP 9y

ADPriors for armed robbery offences – breached paroleKnife

Robbed jewellery store with co-offender – co-offender held knife to ribs of employee – tied up employee and stole cheques and $30,000 jewellery – 5 months later robbed jewellery shop with  de facto – threatened employees with knife – stole $32,300 jewellery

Heroin addiction

Coffey

(20)

NSWCCA

12.4.1991

ARPG

MT 2y 6m

AT 10m

ADnilHunting knife

Robbed taxi driver

Limited intelligence

Hennessy

NSWCCA

2.5.1991

AR

 

 

s.33A

SMV

PG

MT 6y

AT 2y

 

FT 4y

 

FT 12m

(concurrent)

AA

To backdate sentence

  No details

Cottam

NSWCCA

7.5.1991

ARPG

MT 3y

AT 1y

ADBreached bondshotgun

Involved with two co-offenders in robbery of pizza shop – drove car

Good prospects of rehabilitation

Williams

NSWCCA

27.5.1991

ARPG

10y

NPP 7y 6m

ADSerious record – breached parolerifleRobbed service station

Sandiford

(18)

NSWCCA

10.9.1991

2 x ARPG

MT 4y

AT 1y 4m

(each – concurrent)

AA

MT 2y 6m

AT 1y 6m

(each – concurrent)

Record related to drug addictionsshotgun

Female, with male co-offender, robbed female pedestrian in one country town and newsagency ion second country town during road trip to Queensland

Heroin addict

Robinson

(21)

NSWCCA

12.6.1991

AR

 

 

Enter building with intent

 

Possess housebreaking implements

 

Assault with intent to rob

 

Sched:

2 offences

PG

MT 4y 6m

AT 1y 6m

 

FT 12m

 

 

FT 12m

 

 

 

MT 4y 6m

AT 1y 6m

 

Total:

MT 5y 6m

AT 1y 6m

ADLengthy record including robbery – no previous gaolToy replica pistolRobbed bank of $2,486 – attempted to rob second bank but left before taking money

Abusafiah

(28)

NSWCCA

16.9.1991

ARVG

MT 4y

AT 1y 4m

ADDrug offences – breached bailKnifeAlighted from car and robbed male pedestrian at knifepoint

B Keelan

(22)

 

 

D Keelan

(23)

 

NSWCCA

8.10.1991

2 x AR

 

 

 

2 x AR

PG

 

 

 

PG

MT 5y

AT 1y 8m

 

 

MT 5y

AT 1y 8m

AA

MT 3y 6m

AT 3y 2m

 

MT 3y 6m

AT 3y 2n

Record – breached bond

 

 

Comparatively minor – no imprisonment

Axe

 

Knife

Robbed 24hour shop on two separate occasions – employees assaulted

Alcohol problems – prospects of rehabilitation

Reeves

NSWCCA

15.10.1991

ARPG

MT 4y

AT 1y 4m

AD  Robbed employer as he left race meeting – took advantage of relationship and knowledge of victim's movements – offence committed in company – took primary role

Mutton

NSWCCA

18.10.1991

6 x AR

 

 

AR

 

 

Sched:

8 offences

PG

11y

NPP 9y

 

12m

 

Total

12y

NPP 9y

ADExtensive recordShotgunRobbed newsagency, pharmacy, credit union, post offices and service station – six offences committed in company

Keirouz

NSWCCA

6.11.1991

AR

 

 

Supply cannabis leaf

 

Supply cannabis leaf

VG

 

 

PG

MT 3y

AT 12m

 

MT 1y

AT 4m

 

MT 1y

AT 4m

 

Total:

MT 5y

AT 1m

ADBreached bondKnifeBag snatch using knife – followed female victim into foyer of residential units - denied use of knife

 

 

 

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