Teen sentenced in armed robbery, facing 10 to 99 years

A juvenile (15 y/o) prosecuted as an adult for beating a 12 year old child with a handgun and robbing the child of his cell phone

The 15th Judicial District Attorney’s Office advises that on 7/18/2014, a Lafayette Parish Jury convicted Dontrelon Thomas, age 15, of Armed Robbery with a Firearm.  According to J. N. Prather, Jr., Assistant D.A., Thomas used a firearm to beat and rob a 12 year old of his cell phone.  Thomas faces a 10 – 99 year sentence.  A Sentencing Hearing is scheduled for August, 2014.

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