2 men federally indicted for armed robbery of Milwaukee Walgreens store

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MILWAUKEE — Two Milwaukee men have been indicted for the August 14, 2016 armed robbery of a Walgreens store located in Milwaukee.

25-year-old Anthony Chappell and 28-year-old Christopher Morgan  were charged with one count of interference with commerce by robbery pursuant to the Hobbs Act and one count of brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence.

Chappell was also charged with felon in possession of a firearm and Morgan was charged with transferring a firearm to a prohibited person.

The indictment alleges that on August 14, 2016, Chappell and Morgan robbed the Walgreens store located at 2222 West Capitol Drive (near 22nd and Capitol) in Milwaukee. Morgan provided Chappell with a firearm.

At the time of the offense, Chappell was a convicted felon and prohibited from possessing a firearm.

If convicted, each man faces up to 20 years in prison on the armed robbery count and a minimum mandatory sentence of 7 years and up to life in prison on the charge of use of a firearm during a robbery.

3 comments

  • Billy Madison

    I don’t think the Feds understand Anthony and Christopher are just a few of our mis-guided youth. Lets hope they can be out of jail before Labor Day so they can enjoy a backyard barbecue with their families.

  • Justin Igger

    Too bad they can’t be executed. It’s time to start killing criminals instead of wasting taxpayers money locking them up.

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