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Criminal defense for alleged theft crimes

Two Georgia residents have been charged with conspiracy to interfere with commerce by threats or violence for their alleged roles in a string of robberies. The two suspects were arrested after the FBI requested help identifying two people believed to be connected with jewelry thefts in several states. In order to effectively confront these serious charges, a strong criminal defense will be necessary. 

A Georgia man and woman are accused of carrying out six similarly executed robberies during which employees were restrained. At that point, one of the suspects would allegedly take jewelry from the case while the other served as the lookout or the getaway driver. The FBI became involved in the investigation after a string of similar robberies were committed across the southeast.

If convicted of this felony charge, the defendants could face up to 20 years in prison. Two of these robberies took place in the Atlanta area, and they were arrested in Smyrna. Photos taken with surveillance cameras allowed law enforcement to identify the 24-year-old Georgia woman and the 35-year-old man. Authorities believe that they intended to commit another robbery, but their plans were thwarted at the last minute.

While it may seem that there is a substantial amount of evidence against the two suspects, they have not yet been convicted of any crime and are considered innocent in the eyes of the law. They are still entitled to certain privileges, including the right to a criminal defense. With the help of an experienced lawyer, they may pursue a more positive outcome to their case.

Source: ajc.com, "2 Georgia suspects charged for alleged roles in $4M jewelry thefts", Alexis Stevens, Jan. 11, 2016

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