Cary man gets almost 22 years for 2012 carjacking

From staff reportsFebruary 5, 2013 

— A Cary man has been sentenced to 262 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for the March 29 carjacking of his estranged girlfriend from a business in Raleigh.

Michael Donnell Leonard, 50, was convicted of walking into the victim’s workplace, pulling a handgun and forcing her out to her car where they drove off.

The vehicle was later discovered at a gas station in Raleigh and Leonard was apprehended while leaving the gas station with the victim.

The weapon recovered was a Lorcin .380 semi-automatic pistol.

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