Man pleads guilty for involvement in assault, robbery


MISSOULA, Mont. - Another one of the men involved in the robbery and assault of Missoula store clerk changed his plea. Cruz Sebastian Bernardi showed up in Missoula County District Court Tuesday morning and pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit robbery.

Bernardi told the judge he was the lookout the night police say four men almost killed a convenience store clerk and ripped off money from the store. Bernardi admitted he checked to make sure the store was empty and then called the others.

He is scheduled to be sentenced in August.

Another suspect, Andrew Badger is scheduled to change his plea at a July hearing.

As for the three other men involved in the case, Ture-adon Thibodeaux was sentenced last month to 20 years in prison for his involvement. Ikaika  Kamaka will be sentenced in August after changing his plea. His brother Devon Kamaka is still scheduled to go to trial this fall.

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