Federal Grand Jury Indicts Five North Texas Men Affiliated with Bloods Street Gang for Several Violent Robberies
Dallas
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   Timeline: What we know about Jayden Lopez
ߦ   Funerals Today for Kansas deputies killed in line of duty
ߦ   Mother Of 'Little Jacob' Identified, Arrested
ߦ   Bureau of Justice Assistances Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor
ߦ   Burned body identified as missing Texas college student
ߦ   Burnet County Sheriff's Office - Daily Inmate/Arrests Summary
ߦ   Closing arguments could begin today in murder trial of Terry Thompson
ߦ   Coast Guard suspends search for man overboard 100
ߦ   DA fires prosecutor who provided information to FBI
ߦ   DEA wins national award for its website targeting college drug abuse
ߦ   Deputy fatally shoots person at campsite in Oregon forest
ߦ   Drunk Driving Victims Caution Others Against Drinking and Driving
ߦ   Employee Subdues Donut Shop Robbery
ߦ   Feds unexpectedly drop charges against 17 immigrants
ߦ   Help Us Identify This Robbery Suspect
ߦ   La Marque cop won't face charges in fatal shooting of man who allegedly attacked him with sword
ߦ   Man Jailed In San Leon Drug Raid
ߦ   Navajo commission aims to raise awareness of hate crimes
ߦ   NYU Professor Releases Personal Info On Almost 1,600 ICE Agents
ߦ   Paris Police Dept - Daily Activity/Arrest Summary
ߦ   Police Chief's Weekly Blotter
ߦ   Police: 9 unrelated threats before Santa Fe school shooting
ߦ   Reward Offered for Most Wanted Fugitive, Gang Member from Nacogdoches
ߦ   Sketch artist’s work has helped solve 1,200-plus cases
ߦ   Two Sentenced For Providing Support to ISIS
ߦ   Hero Down: Correctional Officer Tawanna Marin Killed During Roadside Cleanup
ߦ   Investigation into Male Found Deceased at 808 North York Street
ߦ   Trooper Declared A National Hero After Stop Of Slow Left Lane Driver Goes Viral
ߦ   10-year BCSO veteran arrested, charged with felony sexual assault of a child
ߦ   Burnet County Sheriff's Office - Weekend Arrests Summary
ߦ   DPS Offers Increased Reward, Seeks Leads in 1994 Murder of then 17-Year-Old in Frio County
ߦ   Elizabeth Smart kidnapper skips parole hearing in Utah
ߦ   Family Sues Officer Who Shot Plain-Clothes Detective During Headquarters Ambush
ߦ   Galveston County Sheriff's Office - Daily Bulletin
ߦ   Hero Down: CBP Collections Operations Manager Christopher Bacon Killed In Crash

   Next >>
 
Search Archives:

DALLAS — A federal grand jury in Dallas returned an indictment yesterday charging five violent north Texas men with multiple charges related to violent robberies that occurred in north Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas.

 

Each of the below-listed defendants, mostly from Cedar Hill, Texas, is charged with at least one count of interference with commerce by robbery:

 

Charles Lampkins, aka “K3” and “Kc,” 20

Justin Gilbert, aka “Slim,” 21

Jahad Givens, aka “Had,” 21

Terance Ross Johnson, aka “TJ,” 21

Jaala Dill, 19, of Dallas

 

The defendants will make their initial appearances in federal court later this week.

            According to documents filed in the case, between October 2016 and May 2017, the defendants committed a series of at least seven and up to twenty-one robberies at various motels, hotels, and other commercial establishments throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.  The robbery crew performed surveillance of victims and targeted locations and utilized firearms to intimidate their victims, often pointing guns at the heads of tellers and cashiers during the robberies. 

 

            The robbers often disguised themselves during the robberies by wearing dark clothes, hoodies, and other items meant to conceal their true identity, including a distinguishable fake blue beard connected to a stocking cap.

 

            A federal indictment is an accusation by a federal grand jury, and a defendant is entitled to the presumption of innocence unless proven guilty.  If convicted, however, each interference with commerce by robbery count in the indictment carries a maximum statutory penalty of 20 years in federal prison and a $250,000 fine.  Lampkins is also charged with two counts of using, carrying, brandishing, and discharging a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. The firearm count carries a maximum statutory penalty of life in federal prison and a $250,000 fine.

 

The case is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigations, Plano Police Department, Carrollton Police Department, Addison Police Department, Farmers Branch Police Department, Grand Prairie Police Department, Arlington Police Department, Lewisville Police Department, Sulphur Springs Police Department, Dallas Police Department, and Cedar Hill Police Department.  Assistant U.S. Attorney P.J. Meitl in charge of the prosecution.

Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
  Facebook   Share link on Twitter Tweet  
© 1999-2018 The Police News. All rights reserved.