The third man convicted in the 2021 kidnapping of a MGM National Harbor man has received the highest sentence to date, 13 years in prison. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
The crime occurred in 2021
A Maryland district judge has sentenced Darius Young, 30, to 13 years in federal prison for his role in kidnapping and robbery at the MGM National Harbor Resort & Casino in 2021.
Darius Young, A/K/A “Mup,” of Washington, D.C., must also serve five years on probation.
In a press release issued Monday, the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland said Darius Young, A/K/A “Mob,” of Washington, D.C., also should be on probation for five years. The Baltimore FBI took to Twitter to share news of Young’s sentence, which Judge George J.
In full, Judge Hazel found the D.C. man guilty of “conspiracy to commit kidnapping, in connection with the kidnapping of a victim from a Maryland hotel and casino and criminal possession of firearms and ammunition.”
Young and four other co-defendants, Anthony Eric Hebron, Christopher Young, Lamar Perkins, and an individual identified only as the first conspirator, were indicted in 2021. And Christopher Young (126 months).
But the Justice Ministry said it expects Hebron to be sentenced to 14 years in prison when he appears before a judge in August.
Promises of a good time
According to the suspects’ pleas, Hebron and the first conspirator met the victim at the Maryland hotel and casino on February 3, 2021. The couple promised to take the man to the Capital District, where they would take him to the ladies.
The victim fell for the stunt and escorted the couple in their car to southeast Washington, D.C., where the scenario shifted from a woman’s plot to a kidnapping, with the two other suspects getting into the car.
He hit the victim with his rifle, forcing him to reveal the code to his hotel safe
According to the Ministry of Justice, The four men took personal items from the victim, including his wallet, cell phone, $500 watch and hotel room key. Soon after, Khalil shocked the victim with his rifle and forced him to reveal the code to the hotel safe. The four returned to the hotel and casino with the victim and proceeded to rob the man’s hotel room.
As reported by Darius Young’s plea, two suspects stole $1,500 in casino chips, about $6,000 in cash, and a gaming system.
A little more than a month later in March 2021, law enforcement authorities executed a search warrant at Darius Young’s home and discovered two loaded .40-caliber revolvers and a 9mm pistol.
Special assault rifle type pistol without serial number or markings
They also found a special assault rifle-type pistol with no serial number or markings, known as a ghost gun.
Darius Young, whose previous criminal convictions made it illegal for him to possess firearms or ammunition, admitted to illegal possession.
Tuesday’s sentencing of Darius Young was a joint announcement by four representative authorities. These were U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Eric L. Barron, Special Agent in Charge Wayne Jacobs of the FBI Criminal Division in Washington, Special Agent in Charge Thomas J. Sobosinski of the FBI’s Baltimore Field Office, and Chief Malik Aziz of the FBI. Prince George’s County Bed.
In December 2019, the MGM National Harbor Casino was the subject of another crime. A man was shot after the suspects followed him home, before stealing him and another victim from their $42,000 casino winnings.