Roberts Jailed For Inside Job Robbery At Georgia CU
STATESBORO, Ga. – The getaway car driver in last September’s armed robbery of $27,000 from Geo Vista FCU last week was sentenced to nine-and-a-half years in prison.
The driver, Tymesha Hamilton, 24, was recruited by Nicholas Roberts, an employee at the credit union who planned the Sept. 7, 2010 heist, according to federal prosecutors. Hamilton also hired two gunmen to carry out the robbery.
That day Hamilton drove Clifton Allen and Marcus Dean to the credit union while Roberts was working inside. Allen and Dean went into the credit union at 4:20 p.m. brandishing guns, then made off with $27,000 in cash.
Roberts, also known as “Nick the Savage” and “Hocus Focus,” was sentenced to 118 months, or almost 10 years in prison.
Allen, called “Twinkie,” and Dean, also known as “Zeus,” were sentenced to 114 months and 92 months, respectively.