Four Family Members Sentenced For Robbing Local Store

Jul 16, 2014

A Columbus family has been sentenced to serve prison time for robbing an East side store last year.

Kayron Watkins and Lakisha Watkins, along with nephews Marquan Watkins and Laquez Johnson, were sentenced yesterday to 12 to 20 years behind bars.  Marquan Watkins was shot and wounded by a Columbus Police officer during the crime. The case against a fifth defendant, a juvenile, is pending in adult court.