STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — In 2015, a New Brighton person was sentenced to three decades guiding bars for attempted robbery.
But that jail term will nearly seem like a fall in the bucket for Joseph Carter following his most current guilty pleas in two unrelated circumstances.
Carter, 29, faces up to 12 years upstate below plea agreements he recently reached with prosecutors for attempted robbery and attempted assault.
According to an indictment, the defendant and an unnamed accomplice mugged a girl final April 21.
The pair snatched the victim’s mobile telephone and hurt her with a “dangerous instrument,” specifically, a browsing cart, all through the heist, claimed the indictment.
The indictment did not state the incident place or deliver even further details.
Carter remained at big for 4 days right before being busted on April 25.
Prosecutors’ court docket papers said he was driving a 2003 Infiniti at about 12:15 a.m. when he blew as a result of prevent indicators at two Mariners Harbor intersections — Harbor Street and Brabant Street, and Brabant and Union Avenue.
Officers attempted to pull over Carter at Walloon Avenue and DeHart Avenue.
However, he bolted from the vehicle and hopped a fence about the corner on Maple Parkway, allege prosecutors’ court documents.
As the defendant did so, officers noticed a shiny steel item fall to the floor, prosecutors allege.
Cops rapidly nabbed Carter.
Afterward, they identified a silver, .25-caliber Titan semiautomatic handgun at the spot where they experienced observed the item fall, stated prosecutors’ courtroom filings.
The weapon was loaded.
Even further investigation disclosed the defendant’s driver’s license had been suspended 11 situations.
“I ran mainly because I do not have a license,” prosecutors’ court papers estimate him as telling cops.
Carter was charged with robbery, assault, criminal weapon possession, criminal firearm possession and aggravated unlicensed vehicle procedure.
He fixed those people fees by pleading responsible on Wednesday in state Supreme Court docket, St. George, to attempted initially-diploma robbery.
In exchange, he’ll be sentenced to 8 several years in prison.
The defendant also pleaded guilty to tried second-degree assault to fulfill expenses arising from an unrelated incident on Sept. 18, 2020, show on line point out court documents.
Carter will acquire two to 4 several years for attempted assault.
The sentences will operate consecutively, that means the defendant will provide a minimal of 10 several years behind bars up to a optimum of 12 decades.
Moreover jail time, Carter will be sentenced on May possibly 2 to five years’ publish-release supervision.
Defense attorney Matthew Zuntag declined remark on the circumstance.
Assistant District Attorney Travis Atkinson is prosecuting them.