Chicago man pleads guilty to 2017 Belvidere gas station robbery

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BELVIDERE, Ill. (WTVO) — A 20-year-old Chicago man has pleaded guilty to robbing a Speedway gas station with three other men in May 2017.

Police say Brian Ormand and four other people stormed into a Speedway gas station and robbed the business.

Belvidere Police say the robbery happened on May 15th, 2017 at the Speedway at 2091 Crystal Parkway. Police say four black males entered the store through the rear entrance, one of them armed with a gun.

The robbers took money from the cash register and escaped to the parking lot, where another male was waiting.

Officers in East Dundee pulled the car over following a similar armed robbery there and arrested Ormond, Damarcus Gilmore, Santrell Tamir, and two juveniles. A gun was recovered from the vehicle.

Via video surveillance of the robbery, police determined that Gilmore, Ormond and the juveniles robbed the Speedway, and Gilmore was the one with the gun.

Gilmore was sentenced to 24 years in prison in March of 2019. He was also sentenced to 21 years for 2 armed robberies in Kane County and one in DuPage County, and 14 years for one in Will County.

Tamir was determined to be the driver of the vehicle. He pleaded guilty to Attempted Armed Robbery and was sentenced to 4 years probation and 180 days in jail.

Ormond was sentenced to 18 years in prison.

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