Last Updated on October 11th, 2017
October 11th, 2017
Written by Brandon Peoples
The two men accused in an April armed robbery in the Emporia Walmart parking lot entered pleas at their final pretrial hearings Wednesday afternoon.
According to Lyon County Attorney Marc Goodman, 28-year-old Jose Moreno and 20-year-old Jose Guiterrez both pleaded to attempted robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery.
On April 19, the two Kansas City area men attempted to rob a New Mexico woman and her son at gunpoint, before fleeing the scene. They were arrested following a pursuit on I-35.
Moreno and Gutierrez will be sentenced Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. respectively.