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Wilmington man pleads guilty to robbing Family Dollar

Stacy Rogers, 47, was sentenced to minimum of 7 years and a maximum of 10 years in prison. (Source: District Attorney Ben David's Office) Stacy Rogers, 47, was sentenced to minimum of 7 years and a maximum of 10 years in prison. (Source: District Attorney Ben David's Office)
PENDER COUNTY, NC (WECT) -

A Wilmington man pleaded guilty in the Pender County Superior Court this week to robbery with a dangerous weapon.

According to District Attorney Ben David's Office, Stacy Rogers, 47, was sentenced to minimum of 7 years and a maximum of 10 years in prison.

Rogers walked into the Family Dollar in Burgaw and gave the cashier a note demanding money. He then showed the cashier a firearm and the cashier gave him $138 in cash and he fled.

Officers with the Burgaw Police Department arrested Rogers shortly after the robbery as he was getting on the on-ramp to I-40 to escape.

Rogers was also charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon for a robbery in Wilmington. His next court date is Jan. 3.

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