‘Let Go’ app meet up ends in robbery

NEWARK, Md. – A meet up through the Let Go app ended with two men being robbed at gun point.

The Worcester County States Attorney’s Office says back on February 20th, 2019, Jeremy Flatley and his friend put a four-wheeler up for sale to lure two men to Basket Switch Road in Newark, Maryland.  Once the victims arrived, Flatley and his friend flashed their guns, demanding money.  One victims tossed his wallet at Flatley before running as shots were fired.  The victims called police to report the incident with Flatley’s description, which allowed law enforcement to identify Flatley.

During the investigation police were able to obtain messages sent back and forth between Flatley and his co-defendant, setting up the robbery.  On July 10th, Flatley was convicted of robbery with a dangerous weapon and attempted robbery in Worcester County Circuit Court.  Just a few days ago on October 4th, Jeremy Flatley of Newark, MD was sentenced to 20 years with all but 8 suspended, followed by 4 years of supervised probation.

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