Woman who doused two in gasoline gets seven years

Dawn Power of Peter’s River has been sentenced to seven years in jail. On Jan. 8, while holding up a pharmacy in St. John’s, she doused two female employees in gasoline and threatened to set them on fire. The woman’s sentence included a second robbery at a sandwich shop. In the first incident, according to police, Power and the man she was with brandished a lighter and a crowbar at the employees and doused them in gasoline before leaving with 1,500 pills. Four days later, she threatened a sandwich shop employee with a knife but left with no money. Power pleaded guilty to both crimes.

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