Man gets state prison term for robbing business - My9 New Jersey

Man gets state prison term for robbing business

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WOODBURY, N.J. (AP) - A southern New Jersey man who admitted robbing a southern New Jersey check cashing service is now headed to state prison.

Gloucester County prosecutors say 30-year-old Dannie Garwood of Williamstown, received a five-year sentence Friday. He also must pay $5,680 in restitution to the business.

The robbery occurred in December 2012, and Garwood was arrested the following July. Prosecutors say the arrest came after a worker at the check cashing service recognized facial features and speech in a woman customer that were similar to the man who had bound her hands during the robbery.

Authorities say the female customer was Garwood's mother.

Garwood had pleaded guilty in May to a theft charge.

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