VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A Virginia Beach man has pleaded guilty to his role in connection to a rash of grocery store robberies.
Federal prosectors say 21-year-old Keonte Yorkshire took part in several crimes, including armed robberies in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach in the fall of 2018. They say he served as a lookout.
Nine people in total were arrested in connection to the robberies and indicted on federal charges.
Yorkshire pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit armed robbery, armed robbery and possessing a firearm during a crime of violence
He faces a minimum sentence of 17 years and a maximum of life at his sentencing on May 6.