Virginia Teen Pleads Guilty to Armed Robbery at Nashville Gas Station

Virginia Teen Pleads Guilty to Armed Robbery at Nashville Gas Station

WASHINGTON COUNTY — A 19-year-old Virginia teen pleaded guilty Tuesday in Washington County court to the January armed robbery of the BP station in Nashville and was sentenced to four-years in prison.

Jordan T. Macbeth is already serving a nine-year sentence in federal prison after he pleaded guilty earlier to federal charges of brandishing a loaded firearm and pointing it at the BP station clerk.

He was later caught, charged, and convicted after pleading guilty to a two-count federal indictment.

Macbeth’s federal sentence included two years for committing a robbery affecting interstate commerce (known as a Hobbs Act robbery) and an additional seven years for brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence.

He was also ordered to serve a three-year term of supervised release and to pay the gas station $461.79 in restitution.

Macbeth was originally charged in Washington County with Class X felony armed robbery. The charge was reduced, however, to Class 2 felony armed robbery per a plea agreement.

The state and federal sentences will be served concurrently.

The case was investigated by the Nashville, Illinois, Police Department, the Washington County, Illinois, Sheriff’s Office, the United States Army Criminal Investigations Command, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Angela Scott.