Archive for Thursday, December 16, 1999


December 16, 1999


Man found guilty

of robbing grocery store

A jury has found Michael B. Basquine, 34, guilty in the May 6 robbery of Alvin's IGA.

According to Douglas County Assistant Dist. Atty. Rick Trapp, a jury Tuesday found Basquine guilty of robbery. Trapp said Basquine remained in custody in the Douglas County Jail in lieu of bond. The trial started Monday.

Sentencing is scheduled for 1:30 p.m., Jan. 21.

Basquine had fled the Lawrence area and was featured in a Crime Stoppers program. He was arrested Sept. 10 in Los Angeles and returned to Lawrence for trial.

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