Man Gets Suspended Sentence, Probation in Armed Robbery - The Missourian: Local News

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

Man Gets Suspended Sentence, Probation in Armed Robbery

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 7:19 am | Updated: 8:04 am, Mon Apr 21, 2014.

A Franklin County man charged with threatening and robbing a St. Clair area woman at gunpoint in February has been given a 10-year suspended sentence and placed on five years’ probation.

Michael B. Murphy, 39, pleaded guilty Friday to a charge of first-degree burglary. A first-degree robbery charge was dropped as part of a plea bargain.

Prosecuting Attorney Bob Parks said he agreed to the plea bargain, citing “difficulties” with the case.

Murphy remains in custody on probation violation charges in two previous felony cases.

Parks said he will argue at an upcoming hearing that Murphy’s probation be revoked and that he be ordered to complete sentences in the Missouri Department of Corrections.

See Wednesday’s Missourian for the full story.

/local_news

Jobs