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Cleveland man sentenced to 15 years in prison for robbing Family Dollar

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Ohio

A Cleveland man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for his armed robbery of a Family Dollar store, said Steven M. Dettelbach, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio.

Willie L. Monroe, 33, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge John Adams after previously being found guilty of attempted armed robbery and use of a firearm in commission of the robbery.

Monroe robbed the Family Dollar at 1915 South Taylor Road in Cleveland Heights on Sept. 23, 2014, according to court documents.

This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney M. Kendra Klump following an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation with assistance from the Cleveland Heights Police Department.


Updated October 21, 2015

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