Francisco said the robbers’ intent was to take money and drugs. They found neither.
“This household is one of modest means,” Francisco said. “There’s no money in the home. There are no drugs in the home.”
As such, the intruders took Xboxes, video games and prescription medications, Francisco said. He also said a pregnant woman who was due to give birth in a matter of weeks was tied up during the incident.
McDuffie apologized for his actions and said he feels terrible for what he’s done.
“I know that I’ve learned my lesson,” he said.
McDuffie’s plea deal with prosecutors allowed him the option of appealing his sentence. He said in court Thursday that he does plan to appeal.