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North Carolina Man Sentenced To Over Nine Years In Prison For A Robbery Spree

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

HARRISBURG – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that David Rinehardt, age 21 of Statesville, North Carolina, was sentenced on December 21, 2021 to 111 months’ imprisonment by U.S. District Court Judge Christopher C. Conner for a robbery spree.

According to United States Attorney John C. Gurganus, Rinehardt had pleaded guilty to committing five armed robberies of stores and bars in Uptown Harrisburg on April 6, 2019.  He also pleaded guilty to robbing at gun point a Rite Aid pharmacy on April 8, 2019.

Rinhardt’s coconspirators, Brandon Harris, age 29, and Childes Neely, age 30, both of Harrisburg, pleaded guilty to robbing the Uptown stores as well as robbing the Rite Aid pharmacy. On December 14, 2021, Kendrick Groover-Floyd, age 32, of Harrisburg, pleaded guilty to robbing the Rite Aid.  They are awaiting sentencing. 

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in conjunction with the Harrisburg Bureau of Police.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael A. Consiglio is prosecuting the case.


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Updated December 22, 2021

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