Man sentenced to 10 years for robbing pizza delivery driver at gunpoint

AMITE, LA (WAFB) - A man will spend the next 10 years in prison for robbing a pizza delivery drive for $6 and his credit card.

According to District Attorney Scott M. Perrilloux, Tiara Pope, of East Iowa Street, Hammond, LA, was sentenced for the armed robbery that happened on August 19, 2013. Pope pleaded no contest to the crime.

Pope and a co-defendant placed an order for a pizza and when the delivery driver arrived, they held the victim at gunpoint and demanded money. Pope took the cash from the victim and then searched his vehicle. Pope took the delivery driver's wallet, which included his credit cards and identification.

On the same day as the sentencing for this crime, Pope was sentenced to spend 2 years in prison for an unrelated crime. He was found guilty for possessing and selling a legend drug without a prescription. Both sentences will be served concurrently.

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