NEWPORT NEWS – A Hampton woman was sentenced for her role in the robbery of a Hampton Food Lion Store on Oct. 21, 2011.
Angelique Stewart, 29, pleaded guilty on August 9, and was sentenced on Tuesday to three years in prison.
According to court documents, Stewart acted as the getaway driver during the robbery of a Food Lion grocery store.
Police say her co-conspirators, Emmanuel C. Norman and Jeffrey Malcou, posing as FBI agents, entered the Food Lion and placed devices on two employees leading them to believe they contained explosives. They threatened to blow the employees up if they tried to do anything to stop them.
A beer vendor in the store at the time of the robbery got into an altercation with Jeffrey Malcou during which Malcou was stabbed. Norman then shot the beer vendor in the leg. The man is still recovering from his injuries. Stewart picked the two robbers up as they fled from the store.
Jeffrey Malcou pleaded guilty to robbery, firearm charges and impersonating a federal agent, and was sentenced to a total of 17 ½ years in prison.
Emmanuel Norman, who pleaded guilty to robbery, discharging a firearm and impersonating a federal agent, was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Malcou, Norman and Stewart were ordered to pay restitution in excess of $62,000.