Three Men Indicted For Armed Robberies of Delaware County Wawas
PHILADELPHIA (STL.News) Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Quintel Martins, 27, of Drexel Hill, PA; DeAndre Jackson, 23, of Newark, DE; and Christopher Winfield, 22, of Wilmington, DE; were charged by Indictment with multiple counts of robbery and firearms offenses in connection with two separate robberies of Wawa convenience stores in Delaware County in 2019. Martins and Winfield were also charged by a criminal complaint in January 2021 and taken into federal custody at that time; Jackson was arrested yesterday and will make his initial appearance in federal court this week.
In the Indictment, Martins, Jackson and Winfield are each charged with one count of conspiracy to interfere with interstate commerce by robbery, two counts of interference with interstate commerce by robbery (commonly known as “Hobbs Act robbery”), and two counts of using, carrying, and brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence.
The Indictment alleges that on June 17, 2019, the defendants committed an armed robbery of a Wawa in Wayne, PA, and that on September 14, 2019, the three also committed an armed robbery of a Wawa in Drexel Hill, PA.