By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A man will spend 18 months in federal prison for conspiring to rob local gun stores with his brothers.READ MORE: Teen Arrested In Homewood South Shooting That Injured 4
Twenty-four-year-old Jerwahn Atkins was sentenced Tuesday.READ MORE: Wolf Administration Warns Of Surge In Student Loan Forgiveness Scams
Atkins and his brothers Jamir and Jerquay pleaded guilty to using a crowbar to break into Allegheny Arms and Gunworks last year. They triggered a burglar alarm and took off.
Jerwahn and Jamir then drove to the National Armory in Moon Township and tried to crowbar their way in there, once again triggering an alarm.MORE NEWS: Can Kids Be Harmed By Wearing Masks To Protect Against COVID?
Jamir and Jerquay will be scheduled in the next few days.