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Adult store bandit cops plea deal

Modified: Saturday, Jul 19th, 2014

NEWPORT — A judge told one of four suspects in a staged robbery of an adult store he should “count his lucky stars” because he avoided a lengthy prison term for his role in the incident.

Brett Michael Betts, 27, of Lincoln City, pleaded guilty to one felony count of burglary in the second degree at a Thursday afternoon hearing in Lincoln County Circuit Court before Judge Thomas Branford.

As part of his plea deal, the Lincoln County District Attorney’s Office dismissed five other felony charges, and a misdemeanor count. Defense attorney Daniel Taylor represented Betts.

For the complete article see the 07-18-2014 issue.

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