Lafayette man sentenced for robbing neighbors

William Fuqua (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)
William Fuqua (Photo Provided/Tippecanoe County Sheriff's Office)

TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. (WLFI) – A Lafayette man will spend six years behind bars after police said he broke into his neighbor’s apartment.

William Fuqua, 36, told police he went into his neighbor’s home to borrow some sugar, but police said he walked out with electronics and prescription medicines.

Fuqua told police he stole prescription medications a few weeks before his arrest while using the restroom at the same neighbor’s house.

He was sentenced to six years behind bars and another six years on probation. 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.

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