cloudy.png
Sunday August 25th, 2019 4:10PM

Man convicted of robberies targeting Asian-owned businesses

By The Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a man in a series of armed robberies targeting Asian owned-and-operated businesses in and around Atlanta.

Court records show 23-year-old Dravion Sanchez Ware was convicted Aug. 2 on multiple charges, including conspiring to commit robberies and firing or brandishing a gun during the robberies. He's set to be sentenced Nov. 5.

Federal prosecutors said in a news release Monday that Ware and Tabyron Rashad Smith committed multiple armed robberies of Asian-run businesses between Oct. 7 and Nov. 10, 2017. Prosecutors say Ware was involved in at least nine of them.

Smith pleaded guilty on July 23 to similar charges. He's scheduled for sentencing Oct. 21.

  • Associated Categories: Local/State News, Associated Press (AP), AP Online - Georgia News, AP Online Headlines - Georgia News
© Copyright 2019 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
New Trump rules would further restrict legal immigration
Trump administration rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance are going into effect
12:37PM ( 12 minutes ago )
Trump overhauls landmark endangered species protections
The Trump administration has rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act, which critics contend could speed extinction for some struggling plants and animals
12:29PM ( 20 minutes ago )
Hong Kong airport shuts down amid pro-democracy protest
One of the world's busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong's main terminal, while the central government in Beijing ominously characterized the protests as approaching "terrorism"
12:11PM ( 38 minutes ago )
Associated Press (AP)
QBs not the only transfers expected to make impact
List of impact transfers in upcoming college football season isn't limited to quarterbacks
11:05AM ( 1 hour ago )
Braves bullpen bounces back to help beat Marlins 5-4
Acuña homers again, Braves' bullpen hangs on for 5-4 win over Marlins
6:18PM ( 18 hours ago )
Wetland at Lakeshore Park an 'outdoor classroom'
Dalton State College ornithologist David DesRochers said the college began studying animal and plant populations in the wetland at Lakeshore Park eight years ago.
12:05AM ( 1 day ago )
AP Online - Georgia News
New Trump rules would further restrict legal immigration
Trump administration rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance are going into effect
12:37PM ( 12 minutes ago )
Trump overhauls landmark endangered species protections
The Trump administration has rolled out some of the broadest changes in decades to enforcement of the landmark Endangered Species Act, which critics contend could speed extinction for some struggling plants and animals
12:29PM ( 20 minutes ago )
Hong Kong airport shuts down amid pro-democracy protest
One of the world's busiest airports canceled all flights after thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators crowded into Hong Kong's main terminal, while the central government in Beijing ominously characterized the protests as approaching "terrorism"
12:11PM ( 38 minutes ago )
Firefighter was dad to 3 of 5 kids killed in day care blaze
An official says three of five kids killed in a fire at a home child care center in Pennsylvania were the children of a volunteer firefighter who was out another call
12:00PM ( 49 minutes ago )
Patriots boost tight end depth, acquire Saubert from Falcons
Patriots add depth at tight end, acquire Eric Saubert from Falcons for draft pick
11:50AM ( 59 minutes ago )