Prison ordered in Craigslist robbery case

05/06/2014 1:23 PM

05/06/2014 1:24 PM

A robber who used a Craigslist ad to set up victims was sentenced Tuesday to 19 years in prison.

Derrick L. Johnson, 20, was sentenced in Jackson County Circuit Court, where a jury in January found him guilty of multiple counts of robbery, kidnapping and armed criminal action.

The robbery victims had answered an online ad in 2012 about a car for sale when Johnson robbed them at gunpoint.

Tony Rizzo, trizzo@kcstar.com

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