A Schaumburg man was sentenced to 5 years in prison for robbing an Arlington Heights man of $1,500 at gunpoint in an apartment in Arlington Heights.
John R. Abel Jr., 19, of Schaumburg pleaded guilty Tuesday, July 21, 2009 to aggravated robbery.
Assistant Cook County State’s Atty. Mike Gerber said Abel and an accomplice, who is still awaiting trial, entered a residence in the 2200 block of South Goebbert Road Tuesday, March 3, 2009 and took cash. The two offenders fled in Abel’s black Chrysler 300.
Charges of home invasion and armed robbery against John Abel were dropped in exchange for his guilty plea to aggravated battery.
See breaking story from March 3, 2009 …
Home Invasion, Armed Robbery Report on Goebbert