Man accused of robbing medical marijuana dispensary sentenced

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – One of the men accused of robbing a medical marijuana dispensary will spend more than 20 years behind bars. Lalonzo Simmons, 46, robbed the Urban Wellness Dispensary near Candelaria and San Mateo in 2018. Shakeam Kinney, 32, is also accused of the crime.


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According to federal documents, they also robbed a Subway and another dispensary. Simmons was sentenced in federal court to 24 years behind bars for charges including federal robbery charges. Kinney was sentenced to 22 years in prison in June.


CORRECTION: A previous version of this story stated the robbery of Urban Wellness Dispensary took place in December 2019. That is incorrect, Simmons pleaded guilty in December 2019 while the robbery happened in 2018.

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