Two Madison residents were sentenced Tuesday for committing an armed robbery of Heller’s Recycling in Madison on May 29, 2012, according to a Department of Justice release.
Willie Dean, 23, was sentenced to 144 months in federal prison, to be followed by five years of supervised release, according to the release.
Tynoice Baker, 24, was sentenced to 54 months to be served right after a probation revocation that has not yet been imposed in Dane County Circuit Court, officials said. Baker’s sentence will also be followed by three years of supervised release.
Both pleaded guilty to the charges on Oct. 10.
According to a criminal complaint, Heller’s robbery was captured on video camera and showed co-conspirator Traveon Spencer enter the recycling center armed with a shotgun. Spencer ordered several employees and customer to the ground while pointing the shotgun at them.
A camera in the office area of the center showed co-conspirator Donnie Taylor-Young and Dean enter the office wearing masks, according to the complaint. Dean was carrying a sawed-off shotgun and he pointed it at close range at two female employees. Baker was the getaway driver.
Spencer was sentenced to 92 months in prison in connection to the robbery. Taylor-Young was sentenced to 72 months in prison for the robbery.