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Antroine Banks Pleads Guilty to
Burglary, Robbery, Assault and Battery
and four Firearms Charges
April 24, 2007
For Immediate Release
On April 24, 2007 Antroine Lamont Banks pled guilty to burglary while
armed with a deadly weapon, three counts of robbery, three counts of assault
and battery and four firearms charges. This agreement secured a mandatory
sentence of eighteen years to serve on the firearms charges, while Banks
still faces up to four life sentences for the burglary and robbery counts
and three years in jail on the assault and battery charges.
The Commonwealth’s evidence established that Banks, along with two other
accomplices, approached two men in the parking lot of the Greenbriar
Apartments in the early morning hours of August 14, 2006 at gunpoint forcing
them into an upstairs apartment where several occupants were then robbed and
pistol whipped. After receiving a 911 call from a neighbor, officers of the
Lynchburg Police Department arrived on scene during the robbery. This
defendant and his accomplices escaped the apartment by shattering its’
sliding glass door, but were apprehended by the police in the apartment
courtyard with the victims’ stolen property.
Banks’ sentencing is scheduled on July 20, 2007 before Judge Mosby G. Perrow
III in the Lynchburg Circuit Court.
The case was prosecuted by Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney Gretchen Hutt.