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Man sent to prison for role in robbery

From staff reports

One of three men accused of robbing a man, stealing his car and threatening to cut off his fingers if he didn’t pay off a drug debt has been sentenced to prison.

Alfred Richard Einberger III, 28, pleaded guilty to simple robbery on Monday and was sentenced by Judge Joseph Chase to 41 months in prison. He receives credit for 179 days served since his arrest.

Under terms of a plea agreement, charges of first-degree aggravated robbery and kidnapping were dismissed.

Einberger also pleaded guilty to an unrelated charge of receiving stolen property and was handed a 23-month prison term on that conviction, to run concurrently. Chase ordered him to pay fines and fees totaling $132.

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The robbery conviction stems from an incident May 8 when he robbed a 27-year-old Rochester man. The cases against the other two suspects remain open.

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