February 11, 2021

Grand Jury Indicts Covington Man with Second Degree Murder and Gun Charges

COVINGTON—District Attorney Warren Montgomery reports that a St. Tammany Parish grand jury indicted Robert Clyde Dickerson, Jr., 57, of Covington, Wednesday (Feb. 10) on charges of second degree murder, illegal possession of stolen firearms, and possession or dealing in unregistered or illegally transferred weapons in the shooting death of a man near Abita Springs last year.

Dickerson is accused of shooting Everett Wayne Finley, 61, a former co-worker, shortly before 3 a.m. on August 12, 2020, at a home near Abita Springs. Finley later died of his injures.

Assistant District Attorney Ronnie Gracianette presented the case to the grand jury.