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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Two Florida Men Sentenced To Federal Prison For Walgreens Robbery

Orlando, FL –U.S. District Judge Carlos E. Mendoza has sentenced Windesthon Junior Pierre (22, Winter Garden) to 12 years and 3 months in federal prison for robbery. Judge Mendoza also sentenced Stephon Tevonta Johnson (22, Kissimmee) to 11 years and 9 months’ imprisonment for the same offense. Another individual, Sly Shaniel De Los Santos (23, Kissimmee), is awaiting sentencing for his role in this case. All three pleaded guilty earlier this year.

According to court documents, on September 21, 2017, Pierre, Johnson, and De Los Santos robbed a Walgreens store in Orlando. During the robbery, the men wore Halloween masks and latex gloves, and carried firearms. They corralled pharmacy employees into an office and demanded that they open two safes. They then attempted to gain access to the pharmacy by firing a gun into the pharmacy door, but were unsuccessful. However, they were able to steal $4,850 in cash.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Alejandro J. Salicrup.

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Violent Crime
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Updated September 4, 2018