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May 24, 2007

Albany  --  Nineteen-year old Silas Jackson was sentenced to 45 years in prison, while 23-year old Michael Phillips was sentenced to life in prison without parole.

They were charged with 23 counts of armed robbery and aggravated assault.

Prosecutors say they stole a man's car in November 2005 then used it to rob two couples outside their Northwest Albany homes.