Two Bridgeport men admit roles in robbery spree

Lancelot Supersad (l), and Anthony Santiago (r).

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — Two men pleaded guilty today at Bridgeport federal court to conspiracy to commit multiple robberies earlier this year.

Nineteen year-old, Lancelot Supersad , and Anthony Santiago, 19 years-old, both of Bridgeport, were involved in a series of robberies stemming from various locations in and around the Fairfield county area over the past year.

According to court documents and statements made in court, on April 26, 2014, Supersad and others committed an armed robbery of the CVS Pharmacy on Grasmere Avenue in Fairfield, stealing approximately $2,376. On May 3, 2014, Supersad and others attempted an armed robbery of the Mobil Gas station on Noble Avenue in Bridgeport. On May 10, 2014, Supersad and others committed an armed robbery of a Webster Bank branch on Main Street in Bridgeport, stealing approximately $4,170. On June 1, 2014, Supersad and others committed an armed robbery of a Pizza Hut on Boston Avenue in Bridgeport, stealing approximately $250.

On June 26, 2014, Supersad, Santiago, and others committed an armed robbery of the Residence Inn on Bridgeport Avenue in Shelton, stealing approximately $200. On July 2, 2014, Supersad, Santiago and others attempted an armed robbery of the Sikorsky Financial Credit Union on Oronoque Lane in Stratford. Also on July 2, 2014, Supersad, Santiago and others committed an armed robbery of the TD Bank located on Post Road East in Westport.

Supersad and Santiago were arrested on July 2, 2014, and were detained.

On December 15, 2014, Supersad waived his right to indictment and pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to affect commerce by robbery, which carries a maximum term of imprisonment of 20 years. Santiago waived his right to indictment and pleaded guilty to the same charge today.

This case has been assigned to Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall in New Haven. Sentencing dates are not yet scheduled.

This ongoing investigation is being conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Westport, Shelton, Fairfield, Stratford, and Bridgeport Police Departments. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Felice M. Duffy.

 

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