A 19-year-old Milwaukee man faces nearly $250,000 in fines and more than 100 years in prison, while a 28-year-old Racine man charged as an accomplice faces a total fine of $90,000 and 36 years, six months in prison for their roles in a Feb. 16 robbery in Mount Pleasant.
Dashaneil Smith is charged with felony counts of robbery with use of force, second degree sexual assault of a child younger than 16, intent to contribute to the delinquency of a child, two counts of personal ID theft for a financial gain as a party to a crime, six counts of bail jumping and a misdemeanor count of operating a vehicle without owner’s consent.
He faces a total fine of $240,000 and 103 years and nine months in prison.
Peter Smith is charged with felony robbery with use of force as a party to a crime, two felony counts of ID theft, one felony count of operating a vehicle without owner’s consent and one felony count of intent to contribute to the delinquency of a child as a party to a crime.
According to the criminal complaint:
Mount Pleasant police were dispatched to Pick N Save, 2820 S. Green Bay Road, where they met with an 88-year-old woman, who stated that her purse had been taken by one of three males who approached her in the parking lot.
Police later learned that one of the victim’s debit cards was used at a Walgreens in Racine to purchase a gift card. A 16-year-old female and a male were identified on surveillance video as they made the purchase. Green Bay police spoke with the female, who stated she was with the defendants during a number of thefts in Racine. The female also told police that she and Dashaneil had sexual intercourse Feb. 16.
Both men will be back in Racine County Circuit Court for a preliminary hearing April 11 at 9 a.m.
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