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Tag Archives: conspiracy to commit robbery in the first degree

Intent Element of Conspiracy Established Where Weapon Used in Robbery Was Obtained in Victim’s Home

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Written by Lindsay E. Raber, Esq. In a recent criminal law matter, the Appellate Court of Connecticut upheld a defendant’s conviction for conspiracy to commit robbery in the first degree, since use of a knife obtained the victim’s home furthered the scheme. This case arose from an incident that occurred on January 22, 2005. The… Read more


Jury Reasonably Concluded Threat of Force Was Made During Course of Robbery; Absence of Firearm Immaterial

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Written by Lindsay E. Raber, Esq. In a recent criminal law matter, the Appellate Court of Connecticut rejected a defendant’s claims that the State provided insufficient evidence to convict her of robbery and conspiracy. This case arose from an incident that occurred on February 29, 2004. A loss prevention supervisor at the J.C. Penney in… Read more


Guilty Plea Found Invalid Where Defendant Was Left in Dark Regarding What Constituted a Larceny and Robbery

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Written by Lindsay E. Raber, Esq. In a recent criminal law matter, the Appellate Court of Connecticut reversed and remanded a case where the defendant did not knowingly and voluntarily enter into a plea agreement. This case arose from an incident that occurred on August 20, 2004. A man robbed a bank at knifepoint, securing… Read more