VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia – A 22-year-old Virginia Beach man and Navy sailor will serve 10 years behind bars after being charged with breaking and entering the home of another sailor.
According to the Virginia Beach Commonwealth Attorney’s Office, Jacarie Harry Wynn has been charged with three counts of robbery, armed robbery and use of a firearm in an August 2020 incident He was sentenced to 53 years in prison, including 43 years suspended.
Court documents indicate that the victim, who knew Wynn from serving in the Navy together, agreed to purchase marijuana from Wynn on August 15, 2020. Seven people were in the victim’s apartment when he and Wynn visited agreed to meet there to complete the transaction.
When Wynn and another person arrived at the victim’s apartment, the victim attempted to pay for the marijuana with Apple Pay, then returned to the apartment. Wynn then told the victim that the deal had failed, and when the victim returned outside, Wynn and his co-conspirator fired a handgun at the victim.
The victim, Wynn, and his co-conspirator returned to the apartment, where Wynn allegedly hit the victim with a pistol on the back of the head before firing his gun at the other people in the room and to take four cell phones and a wallet from them. Wynn also attempted to transfer money from the victim’s stolen phone to his own account.
The victim and her friends called the police and, after an investigation, the police identified Wynn as a potential suspect.
Wynn was found in a Norfolk apartment 10 days after the incident. He was arrested after jumping from a second floor balcony and trying to escape from the scene.