Man sentenced to seven years in prison for aggravated robbery
By LYNETTE SOWELL
Corey Latrell Southard, 23, was sentenced on Wednesday to seven years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Institutional Division for an aggravated robbery on March 20, 2017, announced Coryell County District Attorney Dusty Boyd.
During that incident, Southard brandished a handgun, demanded money, and then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of currency from the Copperas Hills Food Mart in Copperas Cove. Southard was identified as a suspect in that robbery and was later apprehended.
At this time, Southard will be transferred to Bell County, where he faces a felony probation revocation.
Southard was serving six years of probation for a felony evading with a vehicle from January 2016.
In November 2016, Southard had been arrested for breaking into a Killeen home and allegedly stealing video games, a gaming system, a speaker system and a streaming device, with his fingerprints being found at the scene. He had been arraigned at that time and held on a $50,000 bail. The gaming system was later located at a local game store, the speakers at a pawn shop.