Today the last of three defendants arrested and charged with the robbery of a Circle K
convenience store in Cape Coral was sentenced. The store was robbed on November 21, 2018
around 3 a.m. Two men entered the store and one pointed a gun at the clerk demanding money.
They stole money and fled. The Cape Coral Police Department investigated the crime and were
able to make arrests following a week long investigation
Today Jose Antonio Lopez Jr., 21, was sentenced to 10 years in prison followed by 5 years of
probation. He is the one who had the gun in his hand and pointed it at the clerk. He was
adjudicated guilty on one count of Robbery with a Firearm.
Nikolas Tyler Mayo, 19, was sentenced to 5 years in prison followed by 2 years of probation in
July. He went into the store with Lopez and helped grab the $60 they stole. He was adjudicated
guilty on one count of Robbery with a Firearm as a Principal.
Shane Calden, 18, is the man who drove Lopez and Mayo to the Circle K to rob it. In May, he
was sentenced to 6 months in jail followed by 5 years of probation for one count of Conspiracy
to Commit Robbery.
Assistant State Attorney Erin Hughes prosecuted the three defendants.
State Attorney’s Office