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Man found guilty of robbery at truckstop
A trial of two Ville Platte men has ended with a jury finding one guilty and deadlocked for the other on charges stemming from a 2011 robbery of more than $11,000 from a truck stop and a casino in St. Landry Parish.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Jury Convicts One, Deadlocks on Another in Armed Robbery Case
A jury convicts one man and deadlocks on another over the armed robbery of a Saint Landry Parish convenience store.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Ville Platte Man Convicted of Armed Robbery
A trial of two Ville Platte men ended with a jury finding one man guilty and a verdict deadlocked for the second man on charges stemming from a robbery of more than $11,000 from a truck stop and a casino in St. Landry Parish, U.S. Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced.