Mississippi Police Officer Sentenced to 25 Years For Involvement in 2015 Slaying

YAZOO CITY, MS – Former Greenville police officer, Arsenio Robinson, was sentenced Tuesday for his involvement in the 2015 slaying of Tahiti Banks.

He was found guilty by a Yazoo County Jury Thursday, June 28, 2018, and was scheduled for sentencing Tuesday

The case is originally a Humphreys County case, but the venue was transferred to Yazoo County.

Judge Jannie Lewis-Blackmon sentenced Robinson to serve twenty years, five years suspended, and fifteen years to serve for the charge accessory after the fact to murder and ten years for the charge of participation in gang activity.

These sentences shall run consecutive to each other for a total of twenty-five years to serve.

Fred Hogan of Tchula, was previously found guilty in 2017 of the murder of Tahiti Banks.

Arsenio Robinson’s mother, uncle and pastor pleaded with Judge Lewis-Blackmon for leniency, requesting the judge issue a probation sentence. The victim’s mother, brother, and cousins requested Robinson be sentenced to the maximum sentence.

Source: http://m.msnewsnow.com/story/38568770/former-greenville-police-officer-sentenced-to-25-years-for-involvement-in-2015-slaying

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