Albany man pleads guilty to multiple knifepoint store robberies

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Todd Rogers

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Albany County District Attorney P. David Soares announced on Wednesday, September 8, that Todd Rogers, 54, of Albany, pleaded guilty to an attempted robbery charge after he tried to rob two stores on three separate occasions.

Todd Rogers Crimes:

  • On April 24, at around 2:35 p.m., Albany Police responded to a liquor store at 795 Madison Avenue for reports of a robbery. The victim told police that a man entered the store, threatened them with a knife, and demanded cash. The victim then gave the man cash and he fled the scene.
  • On April 25, at around 10:30 a.m., officers responded to a separate store at 845 Madison Avenue for reports of a robbery. The victim told police that a man came behind the counter and demanded cash from the register. The victim the man cash and he fled the scene.
  • On April 29, at around 1:50 p.m., an employee from the same store at 845 Madison Avenue reported to police that Rogers had once again entered the store and demanded cash from the register. The victim told officers that the Rogers also came behind the counter during the robbery and threatened them with a knife.

The guilty plea today charges Rogers with all three crimes listed above. Based on his previous criminal history, Rogers faces up to 20 years to Life in State Prison, when he is sentenced on October 22.

Senior Assistant District Attorney Joseph Brucato is handling the prosecution of this case.  

For more information please contact Cecilia Walsh at (518) 275-4710 or cecilia.walsh@albanycountyny.gov

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