Man That Barricaded Himself in Mio Pharmacy Sentenced to Prison
The gunman that barricaded himself in a Mio pharmacy has been sentenced.
It happened at Pioneer Family Pharmacy on May 1st of last year, when Benjamin Barron walked in with a gun.
Multiple police agencies responded, including the Emergency Response Team, which took over negotiations.
Barron eventually surrendered and the incident ended peacefully.
He was initially charged with armed robbery and brandishing a firearm.
Barron later plead guilty, leading to the gun charge being dropped.
And on Thursday, he was sentenced to a around 7 to 40 years in prison, with over $12,000 in restitution.