Teen charged in Gates robberies

Posted at: 03/30/2014 3:50 PM

The Gates Police Department says a 16-year-old boy has been charged in a series of robberies in the town.

According to police, 16-year-old Keith Speed entered a pharmacy on Spencerport Road on Sunday morning and displayed a firearm. Officers say he took cash from the store and left the scene. Police say they were able to follow tracks in the snow to a house and then took Speed into custody.

Officials say after further investigation let to more charges and four more counts of robbery. Investigators says Speed entered various gas stations and pharmacies in Gates over the past two weeks, displayed a firearm and took cash.

Speed was arraigned in Gates Town Court and taken to Monroe County Jail.