April 27, 2022 – Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah announced the sentencing of a White Plains resident who stabbed a man in the chest during a robbery in 2020.

Prince Rogers, 51, was sentenced on April 22, 2022, to 12 years in state prison, with five years of post-release supervision. A jury convicted Rogers after trial of Robbery in the First Degree, two counts of Assault in the Second Degree, Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree, and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree, all felonies.

On Nov. 18, 2020, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Rogers and the victim were sitting in the victim’s parked car on Tarrytown Road in Greenburgh when the defendant stabbed the victim in the chest with a knife. The defendant forcibly stole the victim’s money, cell phone and car, and fled the scene. The victim was then transported to Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, where he was treated for his injuries.

Greenburgh Police arrested Rogers at his residence following an investigation, with assistance from the White Plains Police Department and the FBI’s Westchester Safe Streets Task Force.

The case was before Judge Robert Neary in Westchester County Court, and was prosecuted by the Trials and Investigations Division.


Anna Young, Public Information Officer
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