NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An 18-year-old Woodbridge man was sentenced to five years in prison after pleading guilty to robbing two Rutgers University students and threatening a juvenile detention officer while in custody, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey said in a statement today.
Najee Hall must serve at least 85 percent of the sentence under a plea-agreement reached with First Assistant Prosecutor Christopher Kuberiet, Carey said.
Hall had pleaded guilty July 31 to the robberies and to making terroristic threats to the officer.
The 18-year-old was arrested on Nov. 26, 2017 for robbing the two students on Baldwin Street in New Brunswick, Carey said. New Brunswick police Detective Drew Weiss investigated the crimes and identified Hall as the suspect.
No details of the robbery were included in the prosecutor's statement.
On July 19, Hall was charged with threatening the juvenile officer while he was in the Middlesex County Juvenile Detention Center in North Brunswick where he was being held while awaiting trial.