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Man linked to Hy-Vee shotgun incident faces aggravated robbery, firearm charges

November 6, 2012

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A 29-year-old Lawrence man could face more than 20 years in prison after being charged in Douglas County District Court on Monday for allegedly brandishing a shotgun during an Oct. 18 robbery of another man outside of Hy-Vee, 3504 Clinton Parkway.

Antonio M. Douglas faces one count each of aggravated robbery and criminal possession of a firearm following his arrest last week. Police had been searching for Douglas as a suspect in the Oct. 18 incident, in which multiple witnesses reported seeing a man with a shotgun outside the store around noon.

Douglas’ bond was set at $75,000. The aggravated robbery charge is a level-3 person felony that carries a maximum of 20 years in prison, while the firearm charge is a level-8 nonperson felony, punishable by up to 23 months in prison.

Douglas is currently on probation for a 2010 robbery in Douglas County.

Comments

Flap Doodle 2 years, 1 month ago

A frequent flier of the criminal justice system.

JackMcKee 2 years, 1 month ago

this happened in the "nice" part of town, oh wait, Lawrence doesn't HAVE a nice part.

asixbury 2 years, 1 month ago

Compared to all the other towns in Kansas I've lived in, Lawrence is all nice. For example, Salina...enough said.

JackMcKee 2 years, 1 month ago

Obviously you haven't driven around that part of town very much. There are some areas that look like Mad Max could roll out at any second.

asixbury 2 years, 1 month ago

I live in that area and you are completely off-base. Need to get out more it sounds like.

Topple 2 years, 1 month ago

Who robs a guy at the corner of Clinton & Kasold with a shotgun?

This looks like a good place to sneak up on an unsuspecting pedestrian and avoid witnesses...

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