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  Gavel-court-generic PRESS RELEASE JUNE 30, 2015

WOODBURY NJ --Chavis A. Jones (DOB 4/4/95), of Sewell NJ pleaded guilty today to participating in armed robberies of two Washington Township NJ convenience stores and a Glassboro NJ pizza shop on 3/31/14.

 Jones acknowledged that he stole a cigar at Yogi’s Quick Stop in Washington Township while two codefendants robbed the store of cash, one of them wielding a handgun. He split the proceeds with the other, Jones said.

 Jones said he conspired with the codefendants to commit armed robbery of the Pantry One food mart in Washington Township and agreed to share in the proceeds.  He said he also took part in an armed robbery of Filippo’s Pizza in Glassboro, removing $650 from a cash register and splitting it with the codefendants.

 In a negotiated plea,  Assistant Gloucester County Prosecutor Temperance Williamson will recommend that Jones be sentenced to seven years in New Jersey state prison and be ineligible for parole until he completes 85 percent of the prison term..

Superior Court Judge M. Christine Allen-Jackson scheduled sentencing for Aug. 14. Jones has been held in default of $100,000 bail since his arrest on 4/24/14.


Codefendant Gerald C. Garmony  (2/20/90), of Sewell, pleaded guilty to the same armed robberies on 6/22/15 and is to be sentenced 8/7 to seven years in New Jersey 

State prison.  Charges are pending against codefendant Taron McCargo (3/12/93), of Camden NJ.