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URBANA — A Tolono woman who admitted she assisted two men in the holdup of a Savoy gas station in late 2017 has been sentenced to two years of second-chance probation.She was also ordered to perform 30 hours of public service.

If she successfully completes the sentence, Jaricka Good, 20, will have no record of a conviction for the burglary to which she pleaded guilty Wednesday.

In return for her plea, Assistant State's Attorney Scott Larson dismissed two more serious charges of armed robbery and aggravated robbery lodged against Good in January 2018 in connection with the Dec. 27, 2017, holdup of the Circle K, 407 N. Dunlap Ave.

In a brief recital of the facts for Judge Roger Webber, Larson said that Good formerly worked at the gas station and gave the code to unlock the cash register to her two co-defendants, who actually robbed the place. She was not present when it happened.

One of them is her former boyfriend, Brice Robinson, 21. He pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery in May 2018 and was sentenced to six years in prison.

The other man, Kenichi Townsend, 23, of Champaign, pleaded guilty last month to aggravated robbery and was sentenced to eight years in prison.

Larson said Good had no prior convictions.

In addition to stealing money from the register, the pair also made off with the wallet of the station clerk, who was forced at gunpoint to the back of the store.


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