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MILWAUKEE RESIDENT KEITH A.G. SMITH SENTENCED ON FIVE COUNTS OF THEFT

 

MADISON — Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced that on February 3, 2014, in a hearing before Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge William Brash, Milwaukee resident Keith A.G. Smith was sentenced to an imposed stayed sentence of incarceration and placed on three years of probation with various conditions including: 75 hours community service, payment of restitution, employment, school, and a jail term of 4½ months.  If Smith’s probation is revoked, he will serve a sentence of 30 months of incarceration.

 

According to the criminal complaint, Smith committed five thefts from person where he approached female victims and stole their cell-phones right from their hands.  Smith did this from July 7, 2013, until his apprehension on July 20, 2013.  In October 2013, Smith pleaded guilty to five counts of theft of movable property.

 

The charges are the result of an investigation by the City of Milwaukee Police Department.  Chapter 950 victim/witness services are being provided by the Wisconsin Department Justice -- Office of Crime Victim Services (OCVS).  Assistant Attorney General Eric D. Défort represents the State of Wisconsin as special prosecutor in this criminal prosecution.

 

A copy of the criminal complaint is available here.