Two Costa Mesa men have pleaded guilty to a home invasion robbery in Seal Beach with one defendant getting 13 years in prison, according to court records obtained Tuesday.

Richard Henry Derderian, 35, pleaded guilty Friday to three counts of robbery, one count of burglary, three counts of dissuading a witness by force, a count of criminal threats, a count of possession of a firearm by a felon and a prohibited person owning ammunition, all felonies, as well as a misdemeanor count of possession of a controlled substance.

Derderian also admitted sentencing enhancements for property damage exceeding $200,000 and committing a secondary offense while out on bail on another case.

Derderian was sentenced to 13 years in prison.

Co-defendant Aaron Michael Lipsey, 36, pleaded guilty Friday to three counts of robbery, a count of burglary, three counts of dissuading a witness by force and three counts of criminal threats, all felonies, as well as three misdemeanor counts of possession of a controlled substance. He also admitted sentencing enhancements for property damage exceeding $200,000.

Lipsey is scheduled to be sentenced Oct. 4 in the Central Justice Center in Santa Ana.

The pair broke into a home in the 1100 block of Seal Way in Seal Beach about 4 p.m. Aug. 21, 2017, tied up three men inside before ransacking the house and stealing a safe, Seal Beach police Sgt. Michael Henderson reported when they were arrested two years ago.

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