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Man accused of pointing gun at Hagerstown cabbie's head sentenced to 12 years

July 25, 2008|By ANDREW SCHOTZ

A Pikesville, Md., man was sentenced on Tuesday to serve a total of 12 years in separate robbery and drug distribution cases.

Milton Paul Brown, 18, pleaded guilty in Washington County Circuit Court to one count of robbery and one count of manufacturing or distributing a controlled dangerous substance.

Brown was sentenced to 15 years on the robbery charge, with seven years suspended, and 10 years on the drug charge, with six years suspended, according to online court records.

Assistant State's Attorney Viki Pauler said Brown was ordered to serve the eight years on the robbery charge and the four years on the drug charge consecutively.

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In the robbery case, Brown was accused of pointing a gun at a Hagerstown cab driver's head and demanding money on Jan. 23. The driver, who worked for Miller Transportation, handed over about $35, according to charging documents.

Brown was 17 at the time of the robbery, but was charged as an adult, The Herald-Mail reported in March.

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