Two former New Rochelle High School students have agreed to plead guilty to charges stemming from their arrest last February in an attempted armed robbery at the school.
Jermaine McCleod, 19, and Rashad Simpson,17, were arrested on February 10, 2011 by New Rochelle police at the New Rochelle High School on charges of Attempted Armed Robbery in the 2nd Degree and Attempted Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree.
The incident occurred on February 9th, just a day after McCleod had been caught stealing money from a cash register at the school cafeteria. McCleod and Simpson are well-known to police and prosecutors.
According to Lucian Chalfen, spokesman for the Westchester County District Attorney's Office, Simpson will be sentenced on January 10, 2012 for a guilty plea of Attempted Grand Larceny in the 4th degree. McCleod will be sentenced on February 9, 2012 for his plea to Attempted Robbery in the 3rd degree.