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Gang robbers plead guilty

October 13, 2003

Albany- Five local gang members plead guilty to a convenience store robbery and shooting. Three of their friends admit helping them.

Eighteen-year-old Mark Hodges pled guilty to shooting the clerk at the Oasis Store on South Slappey Boulevard in May 2002.

Seventeen-year-old Orlando Laster, 16 year old Saderick Blocker, 19 year old Dennis Smith, and 16 year old Terry Daniel all admitted taking part in the robbery. All are members of the C.M.E. Rattlers street gang.

Kwanis Young, 22, 20-year-old Shepperton Lee, and Willie Pratt confessed to helping hide the robbers after the shooting.

All eight defendants will be sentenced later.

posted at  5:05pm by dave.miller@walb.com