Carlton Frye mugshot

Carlton L. Frye, III

A Maryland man was sentenced to 18 years and eight months in the Virginia Department of Corrections after being convicted of the armed robberies of three 7-Eleven convenience stores in 2018, according to the Leesburg Police Department.

Carlton L. Frye, III, 23, of Lanham, Maryland, was arrested in October 2018 in connection with the Sept. 3, 2018 robberies of three Loudoun 7-Eleven locations — two in Leesburg, one in Sterling.

The LPD collaborated with the Fairfax County Police Department and the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office to identify the suspect.

Authorities say Frye was found guilty in Loudoun County Circuit Court last week of three counts of armed robbery and three counts of use of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

The presiding judge imposed an additional 15 years suspended time and further ordered Frye pay restitution upon release from prison.

Assistance in the investigation was provided by the Prince William County and Prince George's County police departments, as well as the U.S. Marshals service.

(8) comments

RoundHillGuy

18 years! wow, seems extreme.

WesternSky

So Virginia is going to spend $500K jailing this guy from Maryland ($30K per year) -- rightfully so. But, I think we should try to reduce cross border crime by running advertising in Maryland to compare the sentences of each. ie. "Break the law in Virginia -- 18 years no parole. Same crime in Maryland -- out in 5-7 years. Your choice!"

RandomName2019

33 years (some suspended) for these robberies? How much did he steal? Was the firearm charge the mitigating factor that pushed his sentence up so high? I feel like there has to be more to this story.

Chris McHale

How much did he steal and how much does he owe? I assume he'll NEVER pay it back unless someone coughs it up for him, so will he be back in for another 15 years for not paying.

workhardgetahead

If the democrats have their way he'll be voting behind those bars. Too bad he didnt live in San Franciso. He'd still be walking the streets thanks to the Democrat DA

Loudoun4Trump

seems like a steep sentence for the young chap, particularly when you have crooked Hillary out there stealing millions from people in her pay to play schemes and she uses the US military as her guns....

RandomName2019

Did you have to agree to reference Hillary in at least one of your posts everyday in order to be allowed to include Trump in your name?

Loudoun4Trump

negative -- read my posts....just seems unjust to have an arch criminal like Hillary roaming the streets...and 18 years.....seems steep...I can see why trump needed to pass criminal justice reform....dems couldn't....

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