Public Safety

Marion man accused of robbing smoke shop at gunpoint

CEDAR RAPIDS — A Marion man is accused of robbing a Cedar Rapids smoke shop at gunpoint last month.

According to a criminal complaint, Blake A. Corporon, 18, was seen on video surveillance Dec. 3 entering Iowa Smoke Shop on Kirkwood Court SW. Authorities said he pointed a handgun at the clerk and took money.

Corporon faces a charge of first-degree robbery, a Class B felony.

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