Seven year prison sentence for Detroit Lakes man for armed robbery of White Earth convenience store

(Fargo, ND) -- A Detroit Lakes man has received an 84 month prison sentence for an armed robbery of a convenience store on the White Earth Indian Reservation. Acting U.S. Attorney Charles J. Kovats made the announcement after U.S. District Judge Nancy E. Brasel sentenced 34-year-old Levi Brandin Jerome.

The sentence includes three years of supervised release

According to court documents, on November 11, 2020, Jerome entered a convenience store located on the White Earth Indian Reservation carrying a multi-caliber rifle. Jerome pointed the rifle at the store clerk and demanded she open the cash register. He stole approximately $2,250 in cash from the register and from a drawer next to the register before fleeing the store.

Jerome pleaded guilty to one count of robbery on November 2, 2021.