Man gets 21-year sentence in Murphy, N.C., drug store robbery

Larry Wayne Reid
photo Larry Wayne Reid

A man convicted in a 2013 drug store robbery was sentenced this month to almost 21 years in prison and fined $100,000 for his part in the crime.

Larry Wayne Reid was among three people charged in the robbery of Parker's Drug Store in the Peachtree community of Murphy, N.C., according to a statement from Sheriff Derrick Palmer.

Cherokee County Superior Court Judge William H. Coward sentenced Reid to about 21 years in a plea agreement. Reid was sentenced to 120 months on count one of the indictment and fined $100,000 for trafficking opiates; 106 months on one count of robbery with a dangerous weapon (to begin at the expiration of the sentence on count one); and 27 months for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon (to begin at the expiration of count two's sentence).