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Newton guilty of tying up and stealing from 82 year old

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37-year-old Henry Lee Newton has been found guilty of several charges related to the home invasion of a senior citizen.

He is guilty of burglary resulting in bodily injury, which is a class A felony, robbery resulting in bodily injury, a class B felony;  and theft, a class D felony.

On April 13, 82-year-old James Moll was tied up and robbed in his home. Newton was accused of stealing two debit cards from the victim and threatening to kill the victim at gunpoint. 
Newton then left Moll tied up all night.

The suspect was identified from two different video surveillance locations, where he used the victim's stolen debit cards.

Newton plead guilty to being an Habitual Offender, which will add 30 years to his Class A Felony and 10-30 years on his Class B Felony.

For the Class A Felony Newton faces 20-50 years, 6-20 for the Class B Felony and 6 months – 3 years for the Class D Felony.

Judge Kelly Fink will sentence Newton on December 14 at 2:00 p.m.

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