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Robinson’s day in court

Former State Rep. Brad Robinson will have his day in court today.

Robinson is charged with felony leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident for an incident that occurred Jan. 1, 2008, on Raider Road in Bonne Terre. If convicted, Robinson could be sentenced up to four years in prison.

The trial, which could be held over a two-day period, is being held in St. Louis County on a change of venue. It will be a bench trial where the judge will decide if he is guilty or not guilty.

Robinson, a Democrat, served as a state representative for the 107th district from 2004 to 2008. In 2008, he decided not to run for another term.

He has previously served on the North County School Board, on the Pilot Knob City Council and as an Iron County Commissioner.

To read past articles about the Brad Robinson case, visit our coverage page.

Shortly after 12:30 p.m., court was adjourned for lunch. Four witnesses were called during the morning to testify for the prosecution.

4:39 PM: State Witness #7, a passenger in the truck, testified after Brad Robinson found out about the video at the high school he told her to say Tara was driving and that they switched drivers in the middle of the road and then switched back at the high school.

5:18 PM: Court has adjourned for the day. Trial resumes tomorrow morning at 9 a.m.

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