Cantonment Woman Charged With Aggravated Assault, Robbery For Allegedly Snatching A $3 Lighter

June 23, 2022

A Cantonment woman is facing felony charges after she allegedly pulled a knife on a woman and stole a lighter worth just $3.

Sandra Renee Lewis, 58, was charged with second degree felony robbery by sudden snatching with a weapon, and third degree felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Lewis accused the victim of stealing her cigarettes and lighter.

The victim was walking on Lake Street in Cantonment when Lewis approached. She then pulled a pocket knife, showed the blade and threatened to harm the victim, according to an Escambia County Sheriff’s Office arrest report.

Lewis then reached and snatched the lighter from the woman’s waistband, the report continues.

Deputies were able to recover the lighter from Lewis, which was valued at $3, and return it to the victim.

On the way to the jail, Lewis made several statements about physically harming and killing the victim when she gets out of jail, according to the ECSO.

She was released on a $20,000 bond.


18 Responses to “Cantonment Woman Charged With Aggravated Assault, Robbery For Allegedly Snatching A $3 Lighter”

  1. David on June 25th, 2022 11:51 am

    “Lewis made several statements about physically harming and killing the victim when she gets out of jail” – should have been Baker Act’d upon release to make sure she is no longer a threat to others.

  2. SueB on June 24th, 2022 11:25 am

    Such a sweet lady BUT she is selfish and took it upon herself to threaten & steal. The Judge should have added Social Services for her to be seen and tested. Was this event the first time she has been involved with the court system? Recommend the victim should stress to the Judge lady needs mental treatment.
    So, watch out for the “sweet lady” she will get you if you have something she wants.

  3. Friend on June 23rd, 2022 11:14 pm

    I have known her a very long time. Just a all out sweet person. And at some point we all have gotten mad about something. And for her to approach someone she had a reason. But I would of just let the lady know I was aware she got my lighter. And watch out the next time. Pray she learn from this.

  4. Use to live in Cantonment on June 23rd, 2022 5:54 pm

    I know her. I use to work at the store at the end of Becks Lake Road. She came in all the time. Was a sweet lady. She had to have been having problems with the victim. As far as judging people from Cantonment or Molino, hang that up. People commit crimes everyday. You can’t base it on the paper mill or say everyone from there is bad or needs help. What about the woman who threw gasoline on the Circle K workers? She was from Pensacola.

  5. From Cantonment on June 23rd, 2022 2:31 pm

    As Sunny Ferguson put it, don’t just blame cantonment. There are problems everywhere. And you have to realize that even when you’re near the corner of nine Mile road and pine Forest road you’re still in cantonment. Cantonment covers a large and odd shaped area. Curious as to what area you live in, SMH? The statement you wrote, makes me think you live in wonderland where nothing ever goes wrong

  6. Don't judge if you don't know on June 23rd, 2022 11:57 am

    I kno this woman she is no ill just tiered of being stolen from ole girl picked the wrong day for a five finger discount. Lolask me wrong one got arrested…just kno carma is a bi$#h

  7. Mr B. on June 23rd, 2022 11:19 am

    Need ANOTHER reason to quit smoking? Well here ya go, apparently now you get robbed at knife point for your lighter and cigarettes. Jokes aside this is ridiculous, she should have been held without bond, especially after litterly saying she would ” kill the victim when she got out “. Do you know how terrified I would be if I got on NE and seen that the person who robbed me was threatening to kill me, TO THE COPS!

  8. Sunny Ferguson on June 23rd, 2022 11:00 am

    No excuse to pull a knife on her. There has to be more going on between these two. Lewis is stupid to make statements on what she plans to do after she gets out of jail. That’s just acting biggety and thinking you’re all that.

    It’s not necessary to mention Cantonment and Molino as trouble areas. There is just as much or more going on in Atmore, Flomaton, Century, and Pensacola. A double-homicide yesterday on Cervantes St in Pensacola. Deputies seize guns, drugs, jewelry from several Pensacola homes this week. In addition 5 cars were confiscated. The area doesn’t matter – evil lives and breathe in every community and State.

  9. David Huie Green on June 23rd, 2022 10:58 am

    “Threatening to kiss someone and displaying a weapon while doing it is not “nothing”…..make that “kill” not “kiss”…horrible proof reading by me.”

    Turns out that threat works too.

    David for puckering up

  10. Concerned on June 23rd, 2022 10:13 am

    Someone needs to get her some mental help.

  11. Carl on June 23rd, 2022 9:56 am

    A $2003.00 lighter and counting.
    Must have been some very good cigarettes.

  12. Mark on June 23rd, 2022 9:05 am

    make that “kill” not “kiss”…horrible proof reading by me.

  13. Mark on June 23rd, 2022 9:05 am


    Threatening to kiss someone and displaying a weapon while doing it is not “nothing”.

  14. Cindylou on June 23rd, 2022 8:52 am

    The issue is she pulled a Knife and made multiple serious threats of killing the victim.
    She should not have been released because she is a danger to the community.

  15. judy on June 23rd, 2022 8:15 am

    That woman has bigger issues than nicotine addiction! Get her some help NOW!

  16. steve on June 23rd, 2022 7:32 am

    How can you feel the need to KILL someone over a 3 dollar lighter? You have no respect for another person or have a mental issue that needs addressing by a doctor!..

    Her freedom has been taken and a huge burden for the judicial system and the stress of going to court over NOTHING…

  17. SMH… on June 23rd, 2022 7:24 am

    Like I said a few weeks ago, there’s something going on in Cantonment and Molino. Maybe it’s all those years of breathing in that polluted air, because there seems to be a lot of rage going on in those two towns.

  18. Bewildered on June 23rd, 2022 2:15 am

    Poor deputies having to investigate such craziness. Talk about a nicotine fit!!! She has 2000 bucks to bond out of jail, but decides to threaten a person and steals their lighter and a cigarette. What are they putting in our water supply – brain cell killing substances?

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