South Bend brothers sentenced for attempting to rob retired cop


SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- There was an emotional scene inside of the St. Joseph County courthouse, where two brothers learned their fate on Thursday.

A judge sentenced both Presley and Prescott Brown. The brothers are charged with attempting to rob Lt. John Collins at his home last November.

Prescott Brown received a jail sentence of eight years for attempted battery, assisting a criminaland marijuana possession.

Presley Brown received a six-year sentence for criminal recklessness and pointing a gun.

The brothers apologized and the 28-year police veteran said he forgave the men, but cannot forget their actions. 

A third suspect is scheduled for a trial date later this month. 


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