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May 19, 2015

Arizona Man Sentenced to 67 Months’ Imprisonment for Two CVS Robberies

PHOENIX—On May 18, 2015, Darrell Lee Jenkins, Jr., 35, of Tucson, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge G. Murray Snow to 67 months’ imprisonment. Jenkins previously pleaded guilty to one count of robbery involving controlled substances and one count of interference with commerce by robbery (a Hobbs Act violation).

On March 13, 2014, Jenkins robbed a CVS pharmacy in Reno, Nev., of over $10,000 in OxyContin. On April 4, 2014, Jenkins again robbed a CVS pharmacy, this time in Flagstaff, Ariz., taking multiple bottles of Oxycodone.

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Flagstaff Police Department, the Reno, Nevada Police Department, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The prosecution was handled by Dimitra H. Sampson, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix.

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