Prison Sentence In Berwick Slashing

BERWICK — A man will spend the next 20 to 40 years in prison for attempted murder and robbery charges.

Kim Roquet from Shickshiiny, Luzerne County was sentenced Wednesday by a judge in Columbia County.

Investigators said Roquet slashed a worker’s neck at Decker’s Scrap Yard in Berwick in January, 2011 and robbed the business.

Roquet pleaded no contest to attempted homicide and robbery in November.