Local man convicted in armed robberies

BALTIMORE, Md. - Forty-nine year-old Eric Jordan was sentenced day to 72 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release for charges related to the armed robberies of  two fast food restaurants and a gas station. 

A federal jury convicted Jordan on April 30, 2012, of one count of conspiracy to commit a robbery, three counts of robbery, three counts of brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence, one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and one count of possession of unregistered firearms. 

U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett found that Jordan was a career offender and an armed career criminal based on three previous felony convictions for crimes of violence.


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