UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WUSA) A Gaithersburg man has been convicted on 52 counts of robbery for an August 2011 incicent that had more than nine victims, according to Prince George's County State's Attorney Angela D. Alsobrooks.
Sergio Hernandez, 24, was convicted of a robbery at an apartment complex near the Ikea in College Park. He took cell phones, cash, and other electronics from people who were attending a party in the apartment complex.
The trial was held over a three-day period and more than 15 witnesses, some of them victims, showed up in court to testify against Hernandez.
Hernandez was found guilty of 52 of the 53 charges against him.
The charges included: theft; robbery; robbery with a deadly weapon; assault in the first and second degree; and use of a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence.
Hernandez's sentencing hearing will held on October 26. He faces a maximum of 180 years in prison for his crimes.