Marietta man sentenced to for armed robbery using ...
by Hilary Butschek
02:20 PM, Monday, June 29
A Marietta man was sentenced to 17 years in prison after he was convicted Friday of luring three men to a hotel parking lot through a Craigslist ad and robbing them.

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