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Pharmacy robber gets 38 years in prison

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Updated: 9/03/2013 8:40 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A Jacksonville man was sentenced to 38 years in prison for robbing a Westside pharmacy last year.

John Martin Spaulding, 22, was sentenced today to 38 years in federal prison for two counts of armed robbery and two counts of discharging a firearm during a crime of violence. He pleaded guilty on April 24, 2013.

According to court documents, Spaulding robbed the Normandy Boulevard Walgreens on June 13, 2012. During the robbery, Spaulding fired a 9mm pistol into the ceiling. No one was injured and Spaulding fled with about $144.

On July 18, 2012, Spaulding someone else tried to rob the Park Street Walgreens. Spaulding demanded money and prescription drugs from an employee. Spaulding fired multiple shots into a door as he tried unsuccessfully to break into the pharmacy department. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office responded to the scene and arrested Spaulding and his accomplice. No one was injured.
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FlSunRise87 - 9/4/2013 10:29 AM
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Spaulding AND* someone else. Incomplete sentences, missing words, gotta love it.
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