TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – A federal grand jury has returned a thirteen-count indictment charging Keshawn Jarmarlin Robinson, 21, of Tallahassee, Florida, with six counts of Hobbs Act Robbery, six counts of brandishing a firearm during the commission of a crime of violence, and one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm. The indictment was announced by Jason R. Coody, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida.
The indictment alleges on or about November 15, 2022, Robinson robbed a Subway restaurant, on or about November 19, 2022, Robinson robbed a business known as the Tobacco Outlet, on or about November 20, 2022, Robinson robbed a Dollar General store, and on or about November 22, 2022, Robinson robbed an Advanced Auto Parts store, a Firehouse Subs restaurant, and the Lemon Pepper restaurant. Each of the robbery locations are in the city of Tallahassee. During each of the robberies, Robinson brandished a firearm. As a previously convicted felon, Robinson is prohibited from possessing a firearm or ammunition under federal law.
If convicted, Robinson faces: 20 years in prison for each Hobbs Act robbery; a mandatory consecutive term of not less than 7 years in prison up to life for each count of brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence; and up to 15 years imprisonment for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
This case resulted from an investigation by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Tallahassee Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Eric K. Mountin is prosecuting the case.