There are different types of robbery. Robbery by snatching; without a weapon; with a weapon; and with a firearm. Robbery with a firearm is the most serious type of charge and is a first degree felony, which can be punishable by life in prison. This recent story falls into that category...
There are many kinds of robbery charges under Florida law. Robbery with or without a weapon, with a firearm, snatching, etc. Robbery with a firearm is the most serious type. It's a first degree felony, which is punishable by life in prison.
Armed robbery is a first degree felony in the state of Florida and it carries a statutory maximum of 30 years in prison. Of course, the sentence depends on a few different things. Now comes a story where an armed robbery charge leads to something larger for the police.
When you are charged with robbing a bank, that is a federal crime. There is no way around it. All banks are federally insured, which means the perfectly planned bank heist can end up with the federal government and its agressive and skilled prosecutors gunning for you.
There are many different types of armed robberies. The one that happened in East Orlando seemed to cover all bases, when police were called about a robbery at Jimmy John's.