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Man found guilty of robbery with a deadly weapon

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Posted at 10:03 PM, Mar 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-17 03:42:47-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. — A Fort Myers man was found guilty of holding a knife to a Starbucks worker and demanding money.

Dustin Phennicie, 42, from Fort Myers was found guilty of robbery charges with a deadly weapon on March 16, 2022.

On July 14, 2021, Phennicie was walking into a Starbucks on Daniels Parkway, in Lee County, and was reportedly greeting people inside the Starbucks. Shortly after, Phennicie asked an employee for change then pulled out a knife and demanded money.

Until the employee gave him money, Phennicie allegedly held a knife out at the worker. Phennicie got the crash then fled.

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office found Phennicie at a hotel close by and took him into custody

Phennicie’s sentencing date is set for April 18 according to the report.