Felon faces robbery charge
October 26, 2016
A man serving a prison sentence for sales of a controlled substance is facing more time for allegedly brandishing a blade at a security guard during a theft.
Dalton Forbes, 21, appeared in East Fork Justice Court on Monday in connection with a Feb. 19 incident in which he took a set of $80 earbuds from the Walmart.
Forbes was the subject of a Secret Witness bulletin where he allegedly produced a knife after being asked to stop. According to court documents three callers identified Forbes as the person in the photo.
Maria Pence was appointed as his attorney and he will return to court on Nov. 2.
Forbes was sentenced to 12-30 months prison in April. He has credit for 210 days time served.
If convicted of robbery, he could face a substantial prison sentence.
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