Thursday
October
30
2014
12:00 pm
Weather

  Home
  Local News
  State / National / World
  Sports
  Opinion / Letters
  Business
  Arts / Entertainment
  Lifestyle
  Obituaries
  Calendar
  Submit Event
  Comics / Games
  Classifieds
  DJ Designers
  Archives
  Advertise With Us
  About Us
 
 
 
 

Check out our archive of Dining Guides - Yum!

‘Chrome revolver bandit’ guilty
February 11, 2014, 05:00 AM Daily Journal Staff Report

The three-strikes robbery defendant nicknamed the “chrome revolver bandit” for the large silver weapon used during a multi-city crime spree and the shooting of a San Mateo pet store clerk was convicted of multiple felonies including 17 counts of armed robbery.

Jurors deliberated three days before also convicting Ricky Renee Sanders, 36, of eight counts of being a felon in possession of a weapon, five counts of assault with a firearm, seven counts of false imprisonment, five counts of attempted robber, one count of making threats and one count of mayhem. A judge also found true his prior felony convictions and criminal strikes and that he committed the new felonies while on parole. Sanders, who is in custody without bail, will be sentenced April 25.

Prosecutors say Sanders robbed the PetSmart at 3520 El Camino Real in August 2011 and returned Oct. 8, 2011, when he shot the same 34-year-old male cashier with a silver revolver. The bullet severed his femoral artery, leaving him with long-lasting effects.

Sanders also allegedly robbed or attempted to rob a Beverages and More in Colma, a GameStop in Colma and other businesses in San Francisco and Santa Clara counties. Authorities estimate he may have committed more than 30 similar robberies throughout the Bay Area. Authorities apprehended Sanders in Alameda County. Fingerprints collected from the Oct. 30, 2011, armed robbery of a San Jose PetSmart linked him to the local cases.

He maintained his innocence during the 23-day trial.

 

 

Tags: counts, sanders, robbery,


Other stories from today:

 

 
Print this Page Print this Page  |  Bookmark and Share
<< Back
 
Return To Archives
 
  


 
 
 
Daily Journal Quick Poll
 
Now that the Giants have won three World Series titles in five years, would you say they are a dynasty?

Absolutely, yes
I would think so
Maybe one more would make them a dynasty
I don't like the word dynasty
Madison Bumgarner is a dynasty!

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Multiple officers injured during World Series victory celebrations
Multiple San Francisco police officers were injured while attempting to disperse crowds and extingui..
Protesters storm Burkina Faso parliament, set fire
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — Protesters stormed Burkina Faso's parliament Thursday, dragging furnit..
Maine nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride
FORT KENT, Maine — A nurse who vowed to defy Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers ..
More >>  
 
 
  
 
  
 
©2014 San Mateo Daily Journal
San Mateo County events