Robinson has pled not guilty in Jackson County District Court for Felony Murder and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon. Robinson requested a jury trial to determine his fate. District Judge Richard Darby is presiding over the trial.
Robinson, who had been out of prison for only ten weeks when the crime occurred, is alleged to have been one of three men who attacked and robbed Phan on May 31, 2009. Phan was stabbed and fatally shot during the robbery. Four other Altus residents have already pled guilty and been sentenced. They are Michelle Calvert, Dominque Lindsey, Marquis Dorsey and Sedrick Sanders. Sanders confessed to shooting Phan, while the other three made plea bargains.
Calvert, 36, pled guilty to being an Accessory After the Fact to Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and to Conspiracy to Commit Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon. She received 20 years with all but 10 suspended on both counts, to run concurrently. She was also fined $22,988 and is currently serving time a Mabel Bassett Correctional Facility in McLoud, Okla. Her parole date is in August 2012.
Lindsey, 23, pled guilty to one count of Conspiracy to Commit Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and was sentenced to 10 years, all suspended but 2 years.
Dorsey, 26, pled guilty to one count of Accessory After the Fact to the Crime of Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and was sentenced to 10 years, all suspended but 2 years. He was fined $1,000 and ordered to pay $7,500 in restitution at the rate of $50 per month.
Sanders, 33, who fired the fatal shot at Phan, pled guilty to Felony Murder and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and was sentenced to life and 10 years, to run concurrent. He was ordered to pay $15,334.71 in fines. He is serving time in Lex Assessment and Reception Center in Lexington, Okla. Sanders' parole date is in October 2048.