The Missouri authorities recently arrested a 57-year-old former convict who allegedly staged a fake armed robbery to get back to prison. The man declared that he was recently kicked out of a homeless shelter and that he didn’t want to spend the rest of his life on the streets.
Former Convict Caught After Trying to Rob Restaurant with Fake Pistol
Last week, the Clayton Police Department arrested 57-year-old Paul Borroni after the individual attempted to rob a restaurant. According to the police report, Borroni is a former convict, having spent more than four decades behind bars for the stabbing death of a student back in 1979.
He was only 17 years of age when he committed the murder. Borroni told the authorities that he stabbed the student because she refused to date him. In 2004, the Missouri man would be released from prison only to be arrested and charged two more times for violating his parole conditions.
Speaking on behalf of the Missouri Department of Corrections, Gary Brix declared that Borroni was just not used to life outside the prison, a fact proven by his recent gesture. According to Brix, last week, the former convict stepped inside a Missouri restaurant with his right hand in his coat as to imitate the shape of a gun.
He went to the cashier and threatened to open fire if he didn’t open the cash register and call the police. Captain Stewart Glenn of the Clayton Police Department declared that Borroni told the arresting officer that he did this to get back to jail because he had nowhere else to go.
Police records indicate that after Borroni was released from prison, he secured lodging for a short while an at Father Dempsey’s Charities. However, the former convict was kicked out of the shelter because he violated the establishment’s drugs and alcohol policy.
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