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Man Who Googled ‘What’s the Best Way to Rob a Store?’ Before Robbing 7-Eleven Is Found Guilty

On Wednesday, a Maryland man was found guilty in a 2017 7-Eleven robbery after prosecutors revealed he’d prepared for the heist by searching Google: “What’s the best way to rob a store?”

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It was one of a few blunders that the guilty party, Joshua Johnson committed.

In addition to his dimwitted Google search, Johnson ditched the jacket he was wearing in a dumpster right across the street from the convenience store. After investigators found it, they didn’t have to go far to track down Johnson, who lived right around the corner from the store.

Court records indicate that when he gets sentenced, Johnson could face up to 15 years in prison.

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Full story at BaltimoreSun.com


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