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No Verdict in Robert Cooke Trial

By: Lisa Ferrari
By: Lisa Ferrari

February 28, 2006

No verdict Tuesday in the first trial of a Chesterfield man accused of killing Albemarle County police dog, Ingo.

Robert Lee Cooke faced trial on charges of possessing a firearm, as a convicted felon.

The trial was continued to April 5, 2006. Prosecutors say Cooke shot Ingo while fleeing the scene of a burglary. Cooke was also shot that day and remains paralyzed.

He faces a second trial on burglary charges, scheduled for April 5.


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