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Federal Indictment Returned Against Two Men For June Liquor Store Robbery In North Las Vegas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 14, 2006

Las Vegas, Nev. – Two North Las Vegas men, ANDREW DWAYNE SANDERS, aka ONE WAY, age 33, and DOUGLAS EUGENE RAMSEY, aka STICK UP, age 19, were indicted by the Federal Grand Jury on June 13, 2006, on robbery and firearm charges for the June 6, 2006 armed robbery of the Liquor Outlet at 4410 West Craig Road in North Las Vegas, announced Daniel G. Bogden, United States Attorney for the District of Nevada.

SANDERS and RAMSEY are each charged with one count of Interference With Commerce by Armed Robbery and one count of Use of a Firearm During and in Relation to a Crime of Violence. SANDERS, having been convicted in 1996 of a felony controlled substance offense in the State of Nevada, is also charged with one count of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. If convicted, they face up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine on the armed robbery charge and not less than seven additional consecutive years in prison on the brandishing the firearm during a crime of violence charge. SANDERS also faces up to 10 years in prison and $250,000 fine on the felon in possession charge.

The indictment alleges that on June 6, 2006, ANDREW DWAYNE SANDERS and DOUGLAS EUGENE RAMSEY, both brandishing firearms, unlawfully took approximately $917 from the store clerk at Liquor Outlet through actual and threatened force, violence, and fear of injury.

SANDERS and RAMSEY are currently in state custody on related charges. They are scheduled for an initial appearance and arraignment on the federal charges on June 20, 2006, at 3:00 p.m. before U.S. Magistrate Judge Peggy Leen.

The case was investigated by the FBI and North Las Vegas Police Department and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Kathleen Bliss.

The public is reminded that an indictment contains only charges and is not evidence of guilt. The defendants are presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial at which the government has the burden of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

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