PORTLAND, Maine — A Portland man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for a series of robberies, including one in which he and his girlfriend drove to the robbery site with their 4-year-old son in the car.
John Libby III pleaded guilty Thursday in Cumberland County Superior Court to five counts of robbery and one charge of endangering the welfare of a child.
The 36-year-old Libby had already pleaded guilty to robberies in Westbrook and Portland.
Security video from one store shows Libby wielding a butcher knife.
The Portland Press Herald reports that a judge sentenced Libby to three consecutive eight-year sentences, one of which was suspended. He also got four years of probation.
The judge also sentenced Libby to two consecutive 10-year terms, both suspended.