Being an accomplice or party to a crime in Georgia is against the law. Under our states’ statues, an accomplice is anyone who actively assists with a crime in any way. In the case of an armed robbery, this could include:
- Purchasing ammunition used during the robbery
- Serving as a “lookout” while the robbery took place
- Driving the getaway vehicle
Penalties for Assisting with an Armed Robbery
Armed robbery accomplices can face serious penalties, including a mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison and a felony conviction on your criminal record.