Brooklyn NY Man Gets Eight Years For Flubbed Jewelry Heist

Greenwich Police foiled the Sept. 23 robbery of the Lux Bond & Green store at 169 Greenwich Avenue.

Raymond A. Nunes, of 358 Prospect St., Brooklyn, N.Y., who was arrested in September for stealing several Rolex watches worth tens of thousands of dollars from a Avenue jewelry store, has reportedly been sentenced to eight years in prison.

According to a report in the Greenwich Time, Nunes, who was 25 at the time of his arrest, must also serve 10 years of special parole, as per the sentence handed down Tuesday at state Superior Court in Stamford.

As reported on Greenwich Patch, at 169 Greenwich Avenue.

According to the report, an unarmed suspect took several Rolex watches from the store before leaving in a getaway vehicle which was waiting outside.

The vehicle was noticed a short time later by an off-duty Greenwich police officer who followed it into a parking lot on Dayton Avenue near West Putnam Avenue.

The two suspects then fled the vehicle with the off-duty officer pursuing them on foot. While the officer was giving chase, additional officers of the Greenwich Police Department, who were combing the area, apprehended Nunes, who was arrested and charged with first-degree larceny, second-degree robbery, conspiracy to commit first-degree robbery, conspiracy to commit first-degree larceny and interfering with an officer.

Through their investigation police later arrested Sarah White-Lebarre, then 24, of 11 School Street, Terryville, CT. White-Lebarre, who is charged with conspiracy to commit second-degree robbery and conspiracy to commit first-degree larceny, is scheduled to appear at state Superior Court in Stamford on July 24.

In February , Steven Caraballo, then 26, of 338 Forbell St., Brooklyn, N.Y.. He was charged with second-degree robbery, first-degree larceny and conspiracy to commit second-degree robbery, and awaits sentencing.

White-Lebarre is to appear at state Superior Court in Stamford on July 24.


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