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Seven years in prison for robbing La Crosse business of $87 Featured

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Two Rockford men robbed title loan place and one still hasn't been caught 

The $87 dollars he stole amounts to seven years in prison. 

Damario Graham was sentenced for armed robbery Monday in La Crosse County court, a year after holding up Wisconsin Auto Title on Rose St.

The 24-year-old Rockford, Ill., man came into the title loan office wielding a gun, demanding money. When they told him the business didn't have a safe, he became agitated, saying, "I'm going to shoot someone."

Graham left with $87 in a van, which police soon tracked to a woman in town. That woman said Graham and another man - Robert Cobb - were headed back to Rockford. Police there helped track Graham down. Cobb still has not been captured.

La Crosse County Judge Elliot Levine said Graham does not have a long criminal record, and made a wrong choice when he robbed that business.

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Brad Williams

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from U-W-La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area.  Brad writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse.  He's been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.  

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