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Man pleads guilty in robbery case

Friday, October 30, 2009

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A Brazil man recently pled guilty for his alleged involvement in a robbery in May.

Sankey Rust, 29, was originally charged with two class B felony charges of unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon and robbery resulting in bodily injury, a class C felony intimidation, a class D felony theft and a class A misdemeanor charge of battery resulting in bodily injury for his involvement in a robbery with Christopher Loughmiller, 23, Brazil, at an undisclosed apartment at Cooper Tower on May 17.

According to information in the probable cause affidavit in the case, authorities reported Loughmiller and Rust came to the apartment for a visit and ended up beating the victim to learn the whereabouts of an antique handgun.

Once the attackers located the gun, one of them allegedly threatened to kill the victim with their handgun before leaving.

In September, Rust and defense attorney Matthew Effner negotiated a plea agreement with the Clay County Prosecutor's Office to plead guilty to the felony intimidation and theft charges if the state would agree to drop the remaining charges.

Agreeing to serve six years on the intimidation charge and three for the theft charge concurrently (with credit for time previously served) at the Indiana Department of Correction, Rust agreed to provide information to the court about the location of the antique handgun.

After taking the matter under advisement, Superior Court Judge J. Blaine Akers accepted the terms of the agreement after Rust supplied voluntary factual testimony of his guilt in the matter in court on Monday.


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This, my friends is an obvious picture of methamphetamines; dark rings around the eyes, sunken cheeks, looking mighty old for 29.

-- Posted by Dagnabbit on Sat, Oct 31, 2009, at 5:15 AM

He has been in and out of trouble with the law for the last decade plus. This is another prime example of how drugs affect one's ability to think!

-- Posted by Bigpappy on Sat, Oct 31, 2009, at 11:45 PM

Prison will save his life

-- Posted by Sand mann on Mon, Nov 2, 2009, at 4:02 PM

why don't you all keep your opinions to yourself because you don't know what happened and if you opened your eyes you would see that in brazil once you have been in trouble once thats it your always guilty so unless you hung with this person on a daily basis how would you know that he is on meth you dont you only assume did you ever think maybe this is an old picture from a previous arrest or maybe the guy is just a little stressed out cause im sure you would be so why dont you think about all possible scenarios before you judge someone

-- Posted by brazilsucks on Tue, Nov 3, 2009, at 11:52 AM

Just a little help there Brazil*****

Why don't you all keep your opinions to yourself, because you don't know what happened. If you opened your eyes you would see that in brazil, once you have been in trouble you are always guilty. So unless you hung with this person on a daily basis how would you know that he is on meth. Did you ever think maybe this is an old picture from a previous arrest,or maybe the guy is just a little stressed out. Im sure you would be to,so why don't you think about all possible scenarios before you judge someone.

-- Posted by pepper1 on Tue, Nov 3, 2009, at 7:37 PM

okay pepper~what exactly are you trying to help me out with? i am pretty sure this a comment board not an english paper

-- Posted by brazilsucks on Tue, Nov 3, 2009, at 11:54 PM


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