A Pontoon Beach man has been sentenced to 92 months in federal prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release for robbing a gas station. He alleged robbed the Pontoon Beach Conoco Phillips gas station with a BB gun which was assumed to be a real firearm. In the early morning hours of October 6th evidence indicated 23-year-old Shawn M Bequette threatened the store clerk and demanded money from the cash register, and also the clerk's wallet. There were two witnesses who chased Bequette down and pinned him down until Pontoon Beach Police arrived to arrest him.

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