12-Pack Could Get Man 8 Years In Prison

, Posted: Mon, March 19 2012 at 11:08 PM, Updated: Mon, March 19 2012 at 11:11 PM

Two 12-packs of beer could get a Grants Pass man nearly eight years in prison for a knife point robbery Sunday night at a downtown convenience store.

23 year old Shaun Johnson was arrested just a few blocks from the robbery scene, the Crown Market, on Southeast 8th Street. He was jailed on a charge of first-degree robbery, on an accusation that he threatened a store clerk with a box cutter, and made off with two 12-packs of Heineken beer.

First-degree robbery is a measure 11 charge calling for a mandatory 7 1/2 years in prison, upon conviction. Johnson is currently in the Josephine County Jail.

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