Two men sentenced for robbery
Published 10:41 am Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Two men will spend five years on probation after they robbed a man during a Facebook Marketplace setup.
Mudanar Turley and James Cornelius were sentenced Thursday to six years in prison for second-degree robbery. Clark Circuit Judge Jean Chenault Logue probated their sentences for five years and ordered they pay restitution for the victim.
The two pleaded guilty in March.
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According to police, the victim met the two men near West Lexington Avenue and Breeze Hill Drive to purchase an iPhone X.
When Turley, Cornelius and a third person arrived for the meet, one of them pulled a gun and took about $600 from the victim.
Turley and Cornelius told police the third person had the gun, but did not identify him.