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Press Release

Sanford Man Charged For Circle K Robbery

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

Orlando, Florida – United States Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III announces the arrest and charge by a federal complaint of Dontreaun Alexander (24, Sanford) with interference of interstate commerce by robbery. If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison.

According to the complaint, on December 28, 2014, Alexander and Brandon Maurice Long committed an armed robbery of the Circle K store located at 7530 Forest City Road in Orlando. Long was apprehended on the night of the robbery. He was indicted on February 4, 2015. Alexander fled the scene and was later arrested on February 23, 2015.

A complaint is merely a formal charge that a defendant has committed one or more violations of federal criminal law, and every defendant is presumed innocent unless,  and until, proven guilty.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Orange County Sherriff’s Office. It will be prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Vincent Chiu and Kara M. Wick.

Updated February 25, 2015