(WNY News Now) – A 33-year-old resident of Jamestown, has been sentenced to 5 years in state prison with an additional 5 years of post-release supervision by Judge David Foley after being found guilty of Robbery in the 2nd Degree, a class D felony.
Mayville – James Hayes of Jamestown has been handed a 5-year prison sentence, followed by 5 years of post-release supervision, by Judge David Foley. This comes after Hayes was convicted of Robbery in the 2nd Degree, a class D felony.
Hayes’ arrest stems from an incident on July 31, 2023, in which he was charged with Robbery in the 1st Degree, a B violent felony, Grand Larceny in the 2nd Degree, a C felony, and Menacing in the 2nd Degree, an A misdemeanor. The charges were filed by the Jamestown Police Department following a robbery at a Kwik Fill store on Fluvanna Avenue, during which Hayes allegedly brandished what appeared to be a handgun while confronting the store clerk.
In a subsequent plea agreement, Hayes pled guilty to the reduced charge of Robbery in the 2nd Degree in September. The District Attorney’s Office expressed gratitude to the Jamestown Police Department for their diligent efforts in handling the case.