BRUNSWICK COUNTY -- Four local people have been sentenced by a federal judge for conspiracy and armed bank robbery. Roman Graham, Michael Blackman, Lecresa Slappy and Diana Howard robbed a BB&T bank in Reigelwood in November of 2005. Blackman and Graham were armed. To divert police before the robbery Blackman called 911 to report a fake bomb threat at East Columbus High School. The four were sentenced to varying prison terms. They also have to pay back the $16,000 that was stolen.
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