KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) - A Kearney man will be sentenced next month for felony robbery in connection with last year's Motel 6 robbery case.
Elwood Furrowh, 48, of Kearney, pleaded no contest to felony robbery and in exchange a related weapons charge was dropped.
The robbery happened about 7:00 a.m. August 30 at the Motel 6 on Talmadge Street in south Kearney
Court records indicate that Furrowh spent some time that morning in the Motel 6 lobby. Police say he eventually held a knife to the desk clerk's throat and demanded money. The clerk gave him an undisclosed amount of cash.
Police later recovered a money bag near the Kearney Cinema 8. They arrested Furrowh later that day near a Kearney convenience store.
Furrowh's robbery conviction carries a possible penalty of 50 years in prison.
He'll be sentenced March 23rd..