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Man sentenced to 21 years in prison for robbing marijuana dealers at Pelican Hill resort

Man sentenced to 21 years in prison for robbing marijuana dealers at Pelican Hill resort

An Anaheim man was sentenced Friday to 21 years in state prison for robbing marijuana dealers at gunpoint during two large drug deals at the Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Coast in February and March.

An Orange County Superior Court jury in October found Thomas Lamarr Prince, 41, guilty of four counts of robbery.

One dealer told Newport Beach police that he met with a man named Jonathan — whom police later identified as Prince — in the parking lot of the Newport Coast Shopping Center on Feb. 18.

The dealer brought 30 pounds of marijuana to the...

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