January 24, 2012
Monday, January 23, 2012: The Warrick County Prosecutor’s Office announces that Damien Armstead, was convicted on his guilty plea to Robbery, a Class B felony, and sentenced to the Indiana Department of Correction for six years.
The crime occurred on May 2, 2011 when Armstead asked his victim to accompany him to Newburgh, Indiana. Once in Newburgh, Armstead pulled out a semi-automatic handgun, pointed it at the victim and demanded everything the victim had. The victim handed over $3,500.00, and 2 cellular telephones.
The case was investigated by Assistant Chief Darrel Healy of the Newburgh Police Department with assistance from the Evansville Police Department. Armstead was arrested on May 8, 2011, and remained in the custody of the Warrick County Sheriff until sentencing. The police recovered over $2,000.00 from Armstead at the time of the arrest.
First Deputy Prosecutor Daniel Miller represented the State of Indiana.
JoAnn Jacob Krantz