3/2/17 – A Beaver Dam man was sentenced to eight years in prison yesterday for robbing a Town of Beaver Dam gas station. Joshua Benson was previously convicted on felony counts of Armed Robbery, Battery, Fraud, and Retail Theft and had five other counts dismissed. Benson had a weapon when he stole cash from the BP station in December of 2015. The 34-year-old also broke into a Beaver Dam house in February of 2016 to steal prescription medications and a checkbook and took nearly $1,000 in alcohol from the same BP station in May of 2016. In addition to eight years in prison, Benson was also sentenced to 18 years of extended supervision.