FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami/AP) -— A man has been sentenced to 92 years in prison for a series of violent crimes in South Florida.READ MORE: Honda Issues Recall Over Hood Issue
A judge in Fort Lauderdale sentenced 23-year-old De Andre Smith Thursday after a jury found him guilty on eight federal charges in July.
According to court records, Smith beat an IT technician with a firearm last December. The victim’s eye was amputated shortly afterward. Eight days later, authorities say Smith robbed a vehicle at gunpoint in Fort Lauderdale then drove to nearby Davie, where he robbed two restaurants.READ MORE: Two Lots Of COVID Drug Remdesivir Part Of Safety Recall For Glass Particle Contamination
Surveillance video obtained by local news outlets shows a masked man jumping over the counter while pointing a firearm at employees and then fleeing with cash.
Smith was sentenced to 1,105 months in prison, to be followed by five years of supervised release.MORE NEWS: Dolphins Dominate Depleted Giants 20-9 For 5th Straight Win
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