FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne man has been sentenced for his part in a November 2012 armed robbery at Shooters Guns in New Haven.
21-year-old Craig Whigum was sentenced Tuesday for robbery and for having a firearm. Whigum was the last of four defendants to be charged with the November 13, 2012, armed robbery at Shooters. He was sentenced to a total of 153 months in jail and 2 years of supervised release. He was also ordered to pay $23,672.14 in restitution to the victim of the offense.
“This case highlights the outstanding cooperative work by our federal, state and local law enforcement team in Fort Wayne. We will continue to investigate, and where appropriate, bring substantial federal charges against violent offenders,” said United States Attorney Capp.
On November 13, 2012, Whigum was in a vehicle with two other men when they arrived at Shooters Guns. Whigum and a codefendant, Brenton Ennis, entered the business and held-up two people inside the store. Before leaving, Ennis and Whigum stole 20 handguns and three long guns, plus all the ammunition they could carry. They then got back in the vehicle and took off.
After a short police chase, the suspect vehicle crashed into another car. Whigum and Ennis were arrested. Orlando Paschall was taken into custody a short distance from the vehicle. Devonte Travier, who was not an occupant in the vehicle, was also later apprehended
The other three defendants previously sentenced are as listed:
* Brenton Ennis, 20, of Fort Wayne, Indiana was sentenced on December 2, 2014 to 166 months imprisonment, 2 years supervised release and ordered to pay $23,672.14 in restitution.
* Orlando Paschall, 23, of Indianapolis, Indiana was sentenced on March 11, 2015 to 130 months imprisonment, 2 years supervised release and ordered to pay $23,672.14 in restitution.
* Devonte Travier 20, of Fort Wayne, Indiana was sentenced on November 18, 2014 to 60 months imprisonment, 2 years supervised release and ordered to pay $23,672.14 in restitution.