3 teens sentenced for campus robberies


WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – Three teenagers were sentenced to prison time Friday after four robberies near Purdue’s campus in 2012.

Walter Jones, 19, got a 14-year sentence including nine years in prison after pleading guilty to three counts of robbery.

Marqeese Estrada, 19, and 18-year-old Claude Moore both pleaded guilty to two counts of robbery and got lighter sentences including five years in prison for Estrada and four years in prison for Moore.

The three men robbed their victims during a four-day stretch of October 2012.

As News 18 previously reported, each victim was attacked and robbed from behind while walking on campus.


WLFI.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s