Guilty plea in $3,000 robbery at a Louisiana Walmart
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a man has pleaded guilty to a robbery that netted him $3,000 at a Louisiana Walmart.
The U.S. Attorney's Office in New Orleans says in a Wednesday news release that 22-year-old Terry Madison III pleaded guilty to a federal robbery charge in connection with an April robbery at a Walmart Supercenter in Hammond. Prosecutors said Madison walked into the Walmart Money Center in the store and passed a note to the cashier, demanding money. He reached into his waist band to imply that he had a firearm. He escaped with $3,000 in cash.
Sentencing is set for March 12. As a result of Tuesday's guilty plea, Madison could be sentenced to up to 20 years in prison.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Man accused in 2011 slaying of wife expected in court
One injured in overnight shooting at fast food restaurant
Residents fear proposed development could increase neighborhood traffic
Saints owner releases statement on crucial missed penalty, calls for changes in...
Volunteers clean up historical cemetery on MLK Day