Five indicted in armed robbery, shooting of delivery driver


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Five men have been indicted on charges for their alleged involvement in the armed robbery and shooting of an ATM funds delivery driver last October.

The Erie County District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday that 23-year-old Ronald Hough, Jr.; his father, 53-year-old Ronald Hough, Sr.; 42-year-old Kenneth Land; and 16-year-old Anthony Cole are all charged with first degree robbery. Hough, Jr. was additionally charged with first degree attempted murder and second degree criminal possession of a weapon. And 20-year-old William Stroud is charged with second degree criminal possession of a weapon.

Prosecutors say Hough, Jr. used Stroud’s gun to shoot the ATM funds delivery driver while the other three men took part in the armed robbery.

Hough, Jr. could face 25 years to life in prison if convicted, his three alleged accomplices could face up to 25 years behind bars, and Stroud could be sentenced to up to 15 years.

Police are still looking for Hough, Sr. and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.

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