Emmett Wilkes article regarding robber
Circuit Court— Motion of Robert __ 0 Richardson to withdraw plea of guilty to charge of attempt to rob overruled. His motion to dis* miss taken under advisement. Richardson is represented by Howard Dillard, appointed by the court. Richardson was sentenced sentenced to prison for eight years on April 4 and to two additional years for use of a deadly weapon. weapon. The motion to dismiss alleges alleges that the information against Richardson failed to show that the court has jurisdiction jurisdiction over the acts complained of and fails to state an offense against the laws. The court previously previously had set aside the sentence sentence on the grounds the two- additional years law did not apply, and remanded the case for further action. Richardson was charged in the robbery of Ed's Liquor Store in which he was overcome and wrestled to the floor by Emmett Wilkes.