Greene County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Patterson says Ramone E. Hicks, 25, was convicted Wednesday night by a Greene County Jury.
Hicks was charged with 1st degree
Robbery, Armed Criminal Action, and 1st degree Burglary in the crime that
Hicks and two other people were accused of forcing their way into the home, demanding money and drugs from a father and his two young daughters. No one was injured.
After the robbery, officers say they tracked the suspects to a Walmart where they were attempting to use the victim's credit card. Weapons used during the robbery were located in the suspect's vehicle along with several items taken during the robbery.
Patterson says the jury deliberated for 40 minutes before returning a verdict.
Hicks' sentencing is set for
The case was prosecuted by Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Russell Dempsey and Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Nhan Nguyen. It was investigated by the Springfield Police Department.