Man gets 70-year sentence for robberies, calls judge ‘cowardly b*tch,’ gets more time tacked on

Man gets 70-year sentence for robberies, calls judge ‘cowardly b*tch,’ gets more time tacked on
Steven Burns, right (Image WLFI)

It was a heated day in a Tippecanoe County courtroom Tuesday, earning a convicted robber even more time behind bars.

Steven Burns, 25, was sentenced to 70 years in prison.

Earlier this month, a jury found him guilty of several charges, including burglary while armed with a deadly weapon, robbery resulting in bodily injury, and criminal confinement.

Court documents say Burns and two other men beat and robbed an elderly couple at a home on N. 28th Street in August.

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In court Tuesday, Steven Burns called Judge Steven Meyer a “cowardly bitch.” That earned Burns an additional 180 days in prison.

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