SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – A Greenville received a 15-year prison sentence Tuesday after admitting to robbing a home at gunpoint in the Lyman area.
According to Solicitor Barry Barnette, Allic Andro Singleton, 44, pleaded guilty to entering a home on Lyman Lodge Road and stealing a cell phone on March 3, 2018.
The victim reported that a man wearing a black bandana forced his way into their house through a sliding door, according to Barnette. The victim said the man demanded drugs before hitting he hit them in the back of the head with a suspected BB gun. The man then stole the victim’s cellphone before driving away in a Chevrolet Trailblazer.
Spartanburg County deputies tracked the stolen cell phone to the car driving southbound on I-85, Barnette said.
South Carolina troopers were able to stop the car on North Pleasantburg Drive near Mallory Drive. Troopers identified Singleton as the driver and located the stolen cell phone and the bandana.
Barnette said Singleton will serve 85 percent of his sentence before he will be eligible for release.
Singleton had a prior criminal record including several convictions for drug offenses, according to Barnette.