Judge sentences 3 St. Croix men to 10 years in prison for armed robberies

Three St. Croix men have been sentenced to 10 years in prison each for their roles in two armed robberies last year.

Chief District Judge Wilma Lewis on Monday sentenced Francisco Hassell III, 29; Edwin Hendrickson Jr. 28; and Rusiel Encarnacion, 33, to three years for third-degree robbery.

In addition, Lewis sentenced each man to a consecutive 7-year prison term for using and brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence.

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