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Mitchell Co. men confess to violent armed robbery

By Jennifer Emert - bio | email

Pelham, GA (WALB) –  35-year-old Ricky Swan pleaded guilty to aggravated assault, armed robbery, and possession of a knife during the commission of a crime.

Swan held a knife to grocery store owner Sue Bettison's throat and took money from the cash register when he and two others robbed Bettison and Family Grocery in October.

Swan was sentenced to serve 25 years.

22-year-old Willie Hopkins and 20-year-old Mario Oliver pleaded guilty to robbery charges and were sentenced to 10 years, but will serve only three in prison.

 

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