Teen accused of trying to rob drug dealer

Teen accused of trying to rob drug dealer

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ROY -- A 17-year-old accused of shooting at a drug dealer over the weekend is facing charges as an adult.

According to the Deseret News, Derek Frank Navarro is charged with aggravated robbery and possession of a dangerous weapon by a restricted person.

Police say Navarro arranged to meet the man Saturday night to buy drugs, but then he pulled a gun on the man and demanded money. He also fired several rounds before fleeing the scene.

Officers say Navarro has a long criminal history.

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