Andre Terail Wilks, aka Andre Terail Love, is facing a total of 60 felony counts; 22 counts of assault with a firearm, 18 counts of kidnapping, 16 counts of second-degree robbery, and four counts of attempted second-degree robbery. He has been charged with more than 20 armed robberies in the San Fernando Valley. According to Deputy District Attorney Ranna Jahanshahi, the complaint includes allegations that a handgun was used and that Wilks has previous convictions including robbery and burglary.
Wilks pleaded not guilty and is scheduled to return to court. These robberies reportedly occurred during a one-year period starting in January 2015, where the suspect allegedly targeted restaurants that were closing or already closed, and often forced his way in by holding up employees that were leaving at the end of their shift. He faces a possible maximum sentence of life in state prison.