A 30-year-old Bridgeport man has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for an armed robbery spree in 2014.
Authorities said Derrick Gilliam, 30, of Bridgeport, and others were involved in a robbery at CVS on Grasmere Avenue in Fairfield on April 26, 2014 and stole $2,376.
The next robbery was on May 3, 2014 at the Mobil Gas Station on Noble Avenue in Bridgeport, followed by a robbery at Webster Bank on Main Street in Bridgeport on May 10, 2014, according to federal officials. On June 1, 2014, Gillam, Lancelot Supersad Jr., of Bridgeport, and others robbed Pizza Hut on Boston Avenue in Bridgeport and stole $250, according to federal officials.
Gillam, Supersad and Anthony Santiago, of Bridgeport, robbed The Residence Inn at 1001 Bridgeport Aven. in Shelton on June 26, 2014 and stole $200, according to federal officials.
On June 2, 2014, they tried to rob Sikorsky Financial Credit Union on Oronoque Lane in Stratford. and did rob the TD Bank located on Post Road East in Westport, federal officials said.
Gilliam was accused of pointing what appeared to be a gun at employees during all the robberies and was ordered to pay $12,100 in restitution.
Supersad and Santiago were arrested in July, pleaded guilty and have not yet been sentenced.