Three men federally indicted for armed robbery in Milwaukee
SOUTHEASTERN WISCONSIN (CBS 58) – Three men have been federally indicted in connection to a home invasion armed robbery in Milwaukee.
The incident occurred on February 27 near S. 15th Pl. and W. Morgan Ave.
According to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern Wisconsin district, the men have each been charged with Hobbs Act robbery and one count of brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.
The men are identified as 30-year-old Justin Gillis, 28-year-old Amedee O’Gorman and 31-year-old Andrew Pein.
According to the press release, the men’s alleged purpose of the robbery was to obtain drugs and drug proceeds.
Gillis is also charged with committing a robbery at a Kwik Trip in Germantown on March 3 and attempting to rob the Village Mart in Jackson and the Petro mart in Hartford on March 5.
If convicted, each man faces up to 20 years in prison on the robbery counts and a minimum mandatory sentence of 7 years in prison for the firearm charge.