Man convicted in 2013 Easter armed robbery case

Man convicted in 2013 Easter armed robbery case

PEARL RIVER COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Joshua Wayne Prokasy, 32, has been convicted of armed robbery and conspiracy to commit armed robbery in a case dating back to March 31, 2013.

Authorities say Prokasy robbed a Poplarville Kangaroo service station in the early morning hours of Easter Sunday last year.

He now faces up to life in prison.

Sentencing in this case has been scheduled for Nov. 24.

Pearl River County District Attorney Hal Kittrell credits the swift response and excellent investigation by Poplarville Police for the conviction.

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