A Huntsville man was sentenced to 45 years in prison for his role in a 2017 College Station robbery.
According to a press release from the Brazos Count District Attorney’s Office, Damion Jones was sentenced to 45 years after a jury found him guilty of aggravated robbery.
In April of 2017, Jones and two other men arranged to purchase marijuana from a resident at The Retreat Apartments in College Station. Once inside, Jones and his accomplices pulled guns and robbed the three occupants of the apartment.
The men ordered the victims to get on the ground and proceeded to zip tie the victims hands. The robbers also pistol-whipped two of the victims in the head. One victim was eventually able to flee and call for help. Thanks to the FindMyPhone app used to track down the victims stolen phones, police found Jones and the two men quickly and found the stolen property in their car. Jones also had a gun.
A second robber was arrested with Jones, with his case currently pending. The third has not been positively identified.
Prior to the 2017 robbery, Jones was convicted of aggravated robbery in 2007, for which he served 8 years.