Lafayette man sentenced after burglary

Martell Williams (Photo Provided)
Martell Williams (Photo Provided)

TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. (WLFI) – A Lafayette man gets a 12 year sentence after pleading guilty to burglary.

Prosecutors said 23-year-old Martell Williams went inside a couple’s Lafayette home in September of last year. They said a woman was inside and saw Williams attempting to take a vase of change and a cellphone from a bedroom.

Officials said Williams ran from the home, but was later arrested on Sixth Street.

Williams is sentenced to four years behind bars and eight years on probation.

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