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November 18, 2014

Port Jervis, New York Man Sentenced to 57 Months’ Imprisonment for Attempting to Rob a Convenience Store

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that United States District Court Judge Robert D. Mariani sentenced Jeremiah Anderson, age 32, of Port Jervis, New York, to 57 months’ imprisonment for attempting to rob a convenience store in Milford, Pennsylvania.

According to United States Attorney Peter Smith, Anderson previously pleaded guilty in federal court to entering the Hilltop Sunoco/Extra Mart, in Milford, Pennsylvania on October 5, 2011, wearing a mask, and attempted to rob it without success. Judge Mariani ordered that Anderson be placed on supervised release for two years following the service of his 57-month prison sentence.

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Eastern Pike Regional Police Department, and the Pennsylvania State Police. Assistant United States Attorney John Gurganus prosecuted the case.

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