Joplin man sentenced for a convenience store robbery

JOPLIN, Mo – A Cherokee County Judge sentences a Joplin man for a convenience store robbery.

According to authorities, 57-year-old Sheldon Herrelson robbed the Old Riverton Store at gunpoint on December 16th of 2019.

Herrelson was armed with a shotgun and demanded cash from the employee; He then bound the employee’s hands and feet and fled the scene.

Herrelson was sentenced to 71 months in prison.