McConnellsburg Teen Jailed For Robberies
Seventeen-year-old Ryan Jefferson of McConnellsburg was sentenced last Wednesday in Franklin County Court of Common Please for his involvement in several robberies and attempted robberies during 2009.
Jefferson was 15 years old when the incidents occurred between the evening of August 9, 2009, and the morning of August 10, 2009. One incident occurred in the area of West Loudon and Federal streets and another occurred less than an hour later in the Southgate Shopping Center. A home invasion and armed robbery have also been linked to Jefferson and fellow Mc- Connellsburg residents Steffawn Spriggs, Stephen Mendoza and Joseph Lamb Jr.
Jefferson was charged as an adult and has been sentenced to between three and 12 months in the Franklin County Prison. He was also ordered to complete two years of probation, which will begin at the expiration of the jail sentence. Restitution in the amount of $5,001.41 was also ordered.