Louisiana Man Found Guilty of Attempted Kidnapping in Mall Incident

JONESBORO, AR - A Louisiana man has been found guilty by a Craighead County Circuit Court jury, on charges of attempted aggravated kidnapping, aggravated robbery, and first-degre terroristic threatening.

Bobby Rogers, 73, of Alexandria, Louisiana, was found guilty last night after a jury deliberated for approximately eight hours.  Rogers was accused of the crimes in connection with an April 16 incident in the parking lot of The Mall at Turtle Creek.

Rogers was sentenced to 25 years in the Arkansas Dept. of Corrections.