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A man was sentenced to 40 years imprisonment after a Collin County jury found him guilty of aggravated robbery



Plano, Texas – According to the statement, his name is Ricky L. Johnson and he was arrested on Oct. 12, 2019 after he robbed an independent pharmacy in Plano.

The suspect held a screwdriver to the pharmacist’s neck. Johnson made a threat on her life for most of the pharmacy’s remaining stock of codeine and the money in the cash register.

Plano Police Department officers found Johnson not far from the pharmacy.

The 45-year-old man committed a series of prior offenses, including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and forgery and possession of a controlled substance and previously served two prison sentences, making him subject to a minimum sentence of 25 years.

This story will be updated when new information is available.