Juvenile pleads to armed robbery

A juvenile who was charged as an adult in an armed robbery case in Jones County Superior Court was sentenced to 10 years to serve in prison. 

Cameron Josiah Day was sentenced in Jones County Superior Court Feb. 16 and received 10 years for burglary in first degree, 10 years for armed robbery, 20 years for aggravated assault, three years for felony theft by taking, and 12 months for theft by taking misdemeanor. All counts are to run concurrently for a total of 20 years with 10 years to serve. 

Chief Assistant District Attorney Dawn Baskin told the court the crimes for which he was charged took place May 5, 2016, a few days before the defendant turned 17. Day was charged with entering two vehicles and took several items, including a gun. He broke into a house on Kings Court armed with the gun and assaulted the homeowner, who managed to stab him. He then left the home and was tracked down by officers. 


The Jones County News

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