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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Serial Armed Robber Sentenced to 184 Months in Federal Prison

DALLAS — A Dallas, Texas, man, Dequindrick Alexander, 22, was sentenced this afternoon by U.S. District Judge Jane J. Boyle to 184 months in federal prison, announced U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas.

Alexander pleaded guilty in February 2016 to two counts of interference with commerce by robbery and one count of using, carrying, and brandishing a firearm during and in relation to, and possessing and brandishing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. He has been in custody since his arrest in September 2014.

According to documents filed in the case, on June 29, 2014, Alexander entered Foot Locker, located at 655 West Illinois Avenue, Dallas, Texas, removed a .380 caliber Thunder Chief pistol

from a shoe box, pointed the gun at the employee and demanded money. Alexander took $209 in cash and two shoes from a display case as he exited the store.

 

On June 30, 2014, Alexander entered 7-Eleven, located at 835 Ninth Street, Dallas, Texas, pointed a gun at a store employee, as well as customers of 7-Eleven, and demanded money. Alexander took $146.72 in cash as well as cigarettes. Prior to the robbery of 7-Eleven located on Ninth Street, Alexander entered 7-Eleven, located at 2223 South Beckley Avenue, Dallas, Texas,

pointed a gun at a store employee and demanded money. Alexander took an unspecified amount of cash from the store and $220 in cash and property from a 7-Eleven customer, without her consent.


The Federal Bureau of Investigation investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Kate Rumsey prosecuted.

 

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Violent Crime
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Updated March 30, 2017