|Updated: 3/26/2012 7:48 pm
||Published: 3/26/2012 5:59 pm
LITTLE ROCK, AR – A former Little Rock police office and three others were sentenced Monday for their roles in a 2007 armored car robbery.
Jason Gilbert, who was an officer with the Little Rock Police Department, was sentenced to three and a half years in prison and one year of supervised release. According to the Department of Justice, Gilbert’s role in the robbery, as well as a failed 2005 attempt to rob Arkansas Armored Car, was to monitor police radio and alert the rest of the crew if any alarms or 911 calls were reported in the robbery.
Antonio “Tony” Person was sentenced to 12 years in prison. The DOJ says Person was the leader in the 2007 robbery. He also received 3 years of supervised release.
Allen Clark and Sterling Platt, who later became employed as law enforcement officers (US Department of Veterans Affairs and UAMS respectively) were sentenced as well. Clark received a year and a half in prison and 3 years of supervised release. Platt was sentenced to 2 years of probation.
One defendant, Mark Davis, remains to be sentenced. His sentencing date has not yet been set.