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Fargo man gets 2-year sentence for robbing woman of $6

FARGO -- A 19-year-old Fargo man will spend two years in prison for helping rob a woman of $6 during a November holdup in a south Fargo apartment building.Derrell L. Lee was sentenced Monday, April 10, in Cass County District Court after pleading...

Derrell L. Lee
Derrell L. Lee

FARGO -- A 19-year-old Fargo man will spend two years in prison for helping rob a woman of $6 during a November holdup in a south Fargo apartment building.

Derrell L. Lee was sentenced Monday, April 10, in Cass County District Court after pleading guilty to one count of robbery.

After serving his time, Lee will be on supervised probation for 18 months.

Lee admitted to being one of two individuals who accosted a woman at an apartment complex in the 1400 block of Oak Manor Avenue on Nov. 9.

The woman told police the assailants demanded money before fleeing with $6.

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In addition to the prison time, Lee was ordered to pay more than $800 in fees and make restitution of $6.

Asked by Judge Steven Marquart if he had anything to say, Lee apologized for his actions, stating he was a good person who had done a bad thing.

Lee was given credit for having served 101 days.

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