Decatur man sentenced to 30 years in prison for 2014 armed robbery

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DECATUR - Macon County State's Attorney Jay Scott has announced that a Decatur man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison in connection with a March 2014 armed robbery.

Scott says Jerry Taylor, 36, was sentenced on December 17.  Taylor received 15 years, plus a mandatory firearms enhancement of 15 years, for armed robbery, and a concurrent sentence of 14 years for unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon.

Authorities say Taylor participated in the March 18, 2014 armed robbery of a Circle K station in Decatur.  Scott says Taylor has previously received 10-year sentences for an armed robbery conviction in Macon County and a drug trafficking conviction in Oklahoma.

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