A Tucson man charged in a pair of armed robberies was sentenced to five years in prison on Monday.
Pima County Superior Court Judge Scott Rash sentenced Lynn Hester Randall following a plea to two counts of armed robbery.
Randall’s attorney, Elena Kay asked Rash to show leniency despite her client’s extensive criminal history.
Randall, 46, and a female accomplice were seen shoplifting items from a Walmart store at South Houghton and East Golf Links roads in January. When store security approached the air in the parking lot, Randall brandished a knife and swung it at the employees.
At the sentencing, Rash told Randall his options were running short, noting the defendant has 61 misdemeanor arrests and 5 felony arrests.