Final suspect convicted in Feb. 2012 burglary

Published 10:38am Tuesday, January 29, 2013

The final suspect in a February 2012 home burglary has been convicted in Mower County Court.

Jordan Cox, 21, was convicted of second-degree aggravated robbery Monday, a felony. Felony charges for first-degree burglary with assault and first-degree robbery were dismissed.

Cox and three other men burglarized a home at the 400 block of Second Avenue Southwest on Feb. 26. Victims say the four men broke into the house, repeatedly punched and hit two girls younger than 18 and a 19-year-old man, and stole several cell phones and a 32-inch TV, according to the court complaints.

Nestor Daniel Valle and Kyler Morehouse were each convicted of second-degree aggravated robbery and sentenced to 15 years’ supervised probation. Felony charges for first-degree burglary and first-degree assault were dismissed. Harley Becker of Brownsdale was also convicted in the burglary and sent to almost three years in prison.

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