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Case Number: 3:20-cr-00028-jdp
Judge: James Peterson
Court: United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin (Dane County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office
Description: Madison, Wisconsin criminal defense attorney represented Defendant charged with armed robbery.
Mekhi Moss, 20, Madison, Wisconsin was indicted for robbing a convenience store and brandishing a firearm during the robbery.
On January 21, 2020, Moss and another man robbed a Stop-N-Go in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. Both were displaying handguns, and Moss had stolen his gun only days earlier. At the time of the robbery, Moss had eleven pending state cases and warrants for his arrest.
At sentencing, Judge Peterson said that Moss has been a destructive force and the primary goal of sentencing was to protect the public. The judge noted that the armed robbery was very serious, and that Moss had a history of committing serious crimes. The prison term will be followed by four years of supervised release.
The charges against Moss were the result of an investigation conducted by the Sun Prairie Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation. The prosecution of the case has been handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Corey Stephan.
18:1951.F INTERFERENCE WITH COMMERCE BY THREAT OR VIOLENCE
18:924C.F VIOLENT CRIME/DRUGS/MACHINE GUN
Outcome: Defendant was sentenced t18:924C.F VIOLENT CRIME/DRUGS/MACHINE GUN
(2) and 84 months CBOP, consecutive, 4 years S/R, concurrent, $100 CA.