Jacksonville resident, Chris Watkins, was arrested for the armed robbery of the Super 8 Motel on International Speedway in Volusia County. Police say he was carrying a gun and wore a mask while demanding cash from the front register.
To be convicted of 2008->Ch0812->Section%2013#0812.13″target=”_blank”>Armed Robbery in Florida, the state attorney has to prove that the man took money with the intent to permanently keep it and in the course of taking the money, put the clerk of the hotel in fear of force, violence, or assault. Of course, they must also prove he used a gun during the robbery.
Armed Robbery is a first degree felony punishable for up to life in prison.
If you have any questions about robbery charges in Jacksonville, call our Jacksonville Robbery Attorneys at (904) 634-0900.