A Philadelphia man who carjacked a man in Warrington Township was sentenced on Monday, Oct. 16, 2023, to 11 to 30 years in state prison.
Zahir Johnson, 22, had previously entered guilty pleas in July to charges of robbery of a motor vehicle, criminal conspiracy to commit robbery of a motor vehicle, attempted robbery of a motor vehicle, theft, criminal attempt to commit theft, corruption of minors, simple assault, and harassment.
He appeared before President Judge Wallace H. Bateman Jr., who sentenced him to 7-20 years in state prison for the Warrington Township carjacking and 4 to 10 years in state prison on the attempted carjacking, which happened in Doylestown Township.
Bateman ordered that the sentences run consecutively for a total of 11 to 30 years in state prison. He also ordered Johnson to pay restitution of nearly $97,000.