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Local resident is behind bars after he twice robbed a convenience store, stole cash from the register at another convenience store, and tried to rob a woman in the parking lot of a grocery store

Davenport, IA – According to the police officials, his name is William Robert Smith, 50-year-old. He was booked into the Scott County Jail late Monday morning on two counts of first-degree robbery, a Class B felony, and one count of second-degree robbery, a Class C felony.

According to the court documents, bail was set at $110,000 cash-only. Court records show he waived a preliminary hearing and will be arraigned on March 18.

According to the police report, the suspect went into the business, brandished a box cutter, and demanded money from the clerk. He took money from the cash register and a drop safe before leaving.

Court records show Smith pleaded guilty in July 2006 to willful injury, first-degree theft and administering harmful substances and was later sentenced to 25 years in prison in connection with the November 2005 death of Charles Lee Nixon of Davenport.

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