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Orlando Man Sentenced To More Than 20 Years For Armed Robbery

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Middle District of Florida

Orlando, Florida – U.S. District Judge John Antoon, III sentenced Dontreaun Tremayne Alexander (25, Orlando) today to 21 years and 10 months in federal prison for robbing a convenience store and brandishing a firearm during that robbery. The Court also ordered him to forfeit the firearms and ammunition involved in the robbery. Alexander pleaded guilty on November 20, 2015.

According to court documents, on the night of December 28, 2014, Alexander and co-defendant Brandon Long robbed the Circle K store located at 7530 Forest City Road in Orlando. They entered the store with their faces covered and demanded that the cashier open the safe. Both men carried and brandished guns. When the cashier was unable to open the safe, Alexander threatened to shoot her. The robbery was recorded by store video and audio surveillance. Long was apprehended at the scene and Alexander fled. 

Long previously pleaded guilty for his involvement in this case. On July 17, 2015, he was sentenced to 10 years and 10 months in federal prison.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Kara M. Wick.

Updated February 8, 2016

Topic
Violent Crime