Purse Snatcher Gets Prison TimeFeatured Stories, News Friday, March 22nd, 2013
A Hearne man convicted of pulling the purse off a woman’s arm last September is off to prison.
26 year old Linard Muckleroy, Jr. was sentenced to eight years for the robbery that took place in the Kroger shopping center on Texas Avenue in College Station.
Police say several witnesses caught and held Muckleroy until officers arrived. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries from the theft.
The prison time was based on Muckleroy’s criminal history, which include prior convictions in Brazos County for burglaries of a home and business and misdemeanor assault.
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