(700 WLW)- 50 year old, Robert Blevings of Lebanon, was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in prison by Warren County Common Pleas Court Judge Robert Peeler. In October, Blevings pled guilty to three counts aggravated robbery, felonies of the 1st degree, with firearm specifications; one count possession of criminal tools, a felony of the 5th degree; and one count improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle, a felony of the 4th degree. Within a three week span this summer, Blevings robbed three Lebanon businesses at gunpoint –The Black Barn, LaRosa’s, and Domino’s.
On August 15, 2017, Lebanon Police observed Blevings driving a vehicle with an obstructed license plate. When officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop, Blevings fled at a high rate of speed, but stopped shortly thereafter. Upon search of the vehicle, a gun was found under the passenger seat, along with money and clothing worn during the most recent robbery.