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Pair pleads guilty to federal armed robbery charges

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    Daniel Begin, left, and Casey Liberty, right, have pleaded guilty to federal robbery charges.



A man and woman have pleaded guilty to federal charges in string of robberies in Northern Ohio, including in Brunswick.

Daniel Begin, 32, of Columbia Station, and Casey Liberty, 30, of Amherst, pleaded guilty to charges of armed bank robbery and armed robberies of several stores.

The U.S. Attorney's Office Northern District of Ohio had said the pair went on a monthlong crime spree in which they robbed banks and stores to feed their drug habit.

Begin and Liberty were charged with bank robberies at Andover Bank in Conneaut, Chase Bank in Medina, First National Bank in Beachwood and Chase Bank in Fairlawn. They were also charged with robbing a Subway in Findlay, a 7-Eleven in Brunswick, a GameStop in Elyria, a Domino's Pizza in Madison, a Mr. Hero in Canton, a Subway in Avon, a Subway in Elyria, a Mr. Hero in Perkins Township, a Domino's Pizza in North Olmsted and a Mr. Hero in Berea.

Both are scheduled to be sentenced July 31 in federal court.

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