Four men have recently been arrested in relation to an alleged armed robbery that is said to have taken place at a convenience store in Wisconsin. Violent crimes of this nature are serious offenses that carry severe penalties if a conviction is obtained. Those accused of similar crimes may wish to protect themselves by focusing on their defense, potentially prompting a need for guidance in the process.
Police received reports of an incident at a local convenience store at around 3 p.m. on a recent Monday afternoon. The individual who placed the call claimed that a man pulled out a knife during a robbery, and left in a vehicle with three others. Authorities located the vehicle soon thereafter, and all four individuals within were placed under arrest while a search of the vehicle was initiated.
According to police, the incident remains under investigation. It is unclear whether they were able to locate the knife that was allegedly used during the robbery, nor was any information provided as to the recovery of any stolen goods. Aside from a description of the vehicle, no information was provided as to how authorities came to suspect their involvement in the alleged incident.
When accused of violent crimes of this nature, individuals may wish to protect themselves against potentially devastating consequences, but the process can be complex. By speaking with a defense attorney, a person in Wisconsin could obtain some much-needed guidance on the best course of action with which to proceed. An attorney can help a client gain a better understanding of what to expect and assist in forming a strong defense for use during court proceedings.
Source: wiscnews.com, “4 arrested in Baraboo in connection to armed robbery of Portage-area store“, Jonathan Stefonek, Oct. 23, 2017