South Florida Man Sentenced to 92 Years in Prison - NBC 6 South Florida

South Florida Man Sentenced to 92 Years in Prison



    Davie Police Solve Armed Robbery Cases From December

    Officers say a man already in custody admitted to robbing two stores within moments of each other last month. (Published Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018)

    A man has been sentenced to 92 years in prison for a series of violent crimes in South Florida.

    A judge in Fort Lauderdale sentenced 23-year-old De Andre Smith Thursday after a jury found him guilty on eight federal charges in July.

    According to court records, Smith beat an IT technician with a firearm last December. The victim's eye was amputated shortly afterward. Eight days later, authorities say Smith robbed a vehicle at gunpoint in Fort Lauderdale then drove to nearby Davie, where he robbed two restaurants.

    Surveillance video obtained by local news outlets shows a masked man jumping over the counter while pointing a firearm at employees and then fleeing with cash.

    Smith was sentenced to 1,105 months in prison, to be followed by five years of supervised release.

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