Robbery Trial Starts in Rockland County Court

Opening statements and testimony were scheduled this morning in the County Court trial of Kevin Lindsey on first-degree robbery charge.
Lindsey, 41, who had lived in Spring Valley, faces a minimum of 20 years to life if convicted because of previous felony convictions, including knife-point robberies.
Jury selection started June 9 before County Court Judge William Nelson, who sentenced Lindsey was sentenced to 7 1/2 years in state prison in 1994 for three robbing cab drivers at knife point in Spring Valley.
Lindsey is bring prosecuted by Senior Assistant District Attorney Richard Kennison Moran during the trial at the Rockland County Courthouse in New City. Barry Weiss is defending Lindsey.