Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Man Sentenced to 1 Year.(Journal North)

Byline: Jeremy Pawloski Journal Staff Writer

Deal Made In Robbery Attempt

A Santa Fe man who was with Francisco Roybal the night Roybal was shot and killed outside St. Anne Church in February 2002 was sentenced to one year in jail Friday for his role in the botched robbery attempt during an apparent drug deal gone bad.

Jessie Cassidy, 22, of Calle Contento, had pleaded guilty earlier to conspiracy to commit armed robbery with a deadly weapon and attempted robbery with a deadly weapon for his role in the incident that left Roybal dead. His attorney, Tom Clark, said numerous subsequent charges Cassidy had accrued after the church shooting were dropped as part of a plea deal. …

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