No. 57390.

332 So.2d 262 (1976)

STATE of Louisiana v. August GORDON et al.

Supreme Court of Louisiana.

May 17, 1976.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

George C. Ehmig, New Orleans, for Ronnie Nicholas.

William H. Barth, III, New Orleans, for Edward Jones.

Ronald J. Gillen, Jefferson, for August Gordon.

William J. Guste, Jr., Atty. Gen., Barbara Rutledge, Asst. Atty. Gen., John M. Mamoulides, Dist. Atty., Abbott J. Reeves, Director, Research and Appeals Div., for plaintiff-appellee.

MARCUS, Justice.

August Gordon, Ronnie Nicholas and Edward Jones were charged in the same information with the armed robbery of Josephine Allison on January 3, 1974, in violation of La.R.S. 14:64. After trial by jury, they were found guilty as charged. Subsequently, August Gordon and Ronnie Nicholas were each sentenced to serve twenty-five years; Edward Jones was sentenced to serve fifteen years. All sentences were at hard labor and without benefit of parole, probation...


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