VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - The gunman who robbed five commercial businesses in Virginia Beach and North Carolina was sentenced to 96 and a half years in prison Monday.
Raymond Lewis Perry, 19, of Norfolk, was convicted on robbery, conspiracy and firearm charges.
According to a release, Perry and two other men planned the rash of robberies.
The September 2010 spree lasted two weeks and inclued two Family Foods businesses in North Caroluina and a 7-Eleven, pizzeria and LukOil gas station in Virginia Beach.
During the gas station robbery a clerk was shot, but survived.
Wade Watford, 36, and a 17 year-old male were also arrested in connection with the string of robberies.
Newport News Police are still looking for a killer more than four years after a 17-year-old was shot dead.
An Amtrak train carrying more than 40 passengers was involved in an accident with a car Thursday morning in Waverly.
A boil water advisory has been issued in Corolla after a water line break.