New Jersey Man, Benjamin Daye Sentenced to 141 Months in Prison for Armed Robbery of Barbershop
CAMDEN, N.J (STL.News) A Camden man was sentenced today to 141 months in prison for robbing a Camden barbershop at gunpoint, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced.
Benjamin Daye, 34, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Robert B. Kugler to an information charging him with one count of Hobbs Act robbery and one count of brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence. Judge Kugler imposed the sentence today in Camden federal court.
According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court:
On Nov. 23, 2019, Daye entered a barbershop in Camden armed with a loaded handgun. He grabbed a juvenile customer, pointed the gun at the customer’s head, and demanded cash and belongings from employees and customers. Daye fled and was apprehended shortly thereafter next to a bag containing the handgun and the stolen items.
In addition to the prison term, Judge Kugler sentenced Daye to three years of supervised release and ordered Daye to pay restitution in the amount of $1,672 to the victims of his offenses.