Florence Woman Pleads Guilty to Christmas Day 2011 Armed Robbery
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) — The one-time owner of Nancy’s Flower Depot in Springfield has plead guilty to multiple charges including to the burglary in Northampton on Christmas Day of 2011.
49-year-old, Nancy Gehrung appeared in Hampshire Superior Court today pleading guilty to burglary while armed with a firearm, robbery while armed with a firearm, carrying a firearm, possession of a large capacity firearm, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and receiving stolen property.
Northampton police received a call Christmas night of 2011 from the owner of 73 Massasoit St. saying he had returned from the movies with two other family members to find a strange woman in their house rummaging around the Christmas tree. When the homeowners walked in on the woman, now identified as Nancy Gehrung, she pointed a handgun at them and ran out the front door.
Since her arrest that day, Gehrung who’s from Florence in Northampton, has been held at the Hampden County Correctional Facility for Women in Chicopee.
During her court appearance today she also plead guilty to a charge of breaking and entering in the nighttime with the intent to commit a felony in connection with a December 22, 2011 break-in in Williamsburg as well.
Gehrung sentencing has been set for March 26 at 2:00 p.m. in Franklin Superior Court.