- Nov 17, 2006
In December, a 28-year-old was sentenced to about seven years in prison by a federal district court for setting fire to a Dollar General Express store during one of 2020’s Black Lives Matter protests in downtown Raleigh. The man, Richard Rubalcava, was also ordered to pay more than $350,000 to the Fortune 500 corporation.
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