- Associated Press - Wednesday, January 14, 2015

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - A western Iowa man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after admitting to breaking into and stealing from two residences.

The Sioux City Journal reports (https://bit.ly/1KKYZmJ ) 25-year-old Dewayne Hendershot pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree robbery and two counts of second-degree burglary. Hendershot must serve a minimum of seven years in prison to become eligible for parole, as outlined in his plea agreement

Hendershot confessed to breaking into a home and robbing a resident at gunpoint in Dec. 2013. He also admitted to breaking into a home in Nov. 2013 and stealing guns. Charges from another robbery were dropped as part of Hendershot’s plea agreement.

A call to Hendershot’s attorney was not immediately returned.

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Information from: Sioux City Journal, https://www.siouxcityjournal.com

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