A 66-year-old man was convicted on Tuesday, August 8, 2023, of committing the armed robbery of a Middletown Township smoke shop in May 2022.
Gerald Michael Majchrzak, of Bristol Township, was found guilty of robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, theft, and possession of a weapon following the 2-day trial before Common Pleas Judge Stephen A. Corr. He was sentenced by Corr to five to 10 years in state prison.
His co-defendant, Timothy Allen Baker, 46, of Bensalem Township, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit robbery and will be sentenced in October.
Middletown Township police were dispatched at 11:41 a.m. May 5, 2022, to the Infinity Smoke Shop, 1236 E Lincoln Highway, for an abandoned 911 call. Dispatchers were later advised that employees were reporting that the store had been robbed at gunpoint.