Oklahoma City man sentenced to 188 months in federal prison for his role in the robbery of Haltom’s Jewelers
Fort Worth
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   27 rescued from Nueces River in Uvalde County after flash flooding in Chalk Bluff Park
ߦ   'A Slap in the Face': FL Police Unions Urge Miami Dolphins Boycott After Anthem Protests
ߦ   Animal Shelter Free Adoption Event
ߦ   Biker Killed In League City Motorcycle Crash
ߦ   Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Freeport
ߦ   Constables I.D. Robbery Suspect Via Facebook
ߦ   Emotional Survival for Law Enforcement: A Guide for Officers and Their Families
ߦ   Paris Police Dept - Activity/Arrests Summary
ߦ   Paris Police Release Photos of Serial Burglar
ߦ   Texas City Murder Victim Identified
ߦ   Woman Jailed For Assaulting Deputies
ߦ   Wounded Santa Fe High School officer John Barnes takes mound at Astros game
ߦ   “The Trooper”
ߦ   Animal rescue group says dumped pit bull died after suffering physical and sexual abuse
ߦ   Indian Country Gang Dismantled
ߦ   K-9 officer killed, driver dead after Virginia State Police troopers exchange gunfire with driver
ߦ   Man charged after fatally shooting stepdaughter, injuring wife in Galveston Co.
ߦ   Man wanted in Bandera County for series of burglaries
ߦ   Serial rapist sentenced to life in prison
ߦ   Seven Sent to Prison for Katy Bank Robbery
ߦ   COPLINE National Law Enforcement Officers HOTLINE
ߦ   Attorney General Sessions addressed recent criticisms of law enforcement
ߦ   Attorney: Cop-Killer's Reputation Would Be Ruined By Fingerprinting On Camera
ߦ   Coast Guard medevacs fishing vessel crewmember near Port Aransas
ߦ   Corpus Christi Man Gets Life in Prison for Multiple Sexual Exploitation Crimes
ߦ   Extortionists Increasingly Using Recipients' Personal Information to Intimidate Victims
ߦ   Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office Earns Best Practices Award!
ߦ   Galveston Stabbing Victim Identified
ߦ   Indictment Returned In Santa Fe School Murders
ߦ   Lucy Bertrand's body found inside Texas City home, police say
ߦ   Man Offered Others $500 To Assassinate ICE Agents
ߦ   Man Suffers Shark Bite In Galveston County Surf - PHOTO
ߦ   Paris Police Dept - Daily Activity/Arrests Summary
ߦ   Reward Offered for Most Wanted Fugitive with Ties to Laredo and San Antonio
ߦ   Surveillance Captured Brutal Beating Of Correction Officer

   Next >>
 
Search Archives:

FORT WORTH — Melvin Lewis Andrews, 55, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, was sentenced this week by U.S. District Judge Reed C. O’Connor to serve 188 months in federal prison, following his guilty plea in August 2017 to his role in the conspiracy to rob Haltom’s Jewelers in Grapevine, announced U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas.

 

            Andrews pleaded guilty to one count of interference with commerce by robbery. He has been in Federal custody since his arrest in March 2017.

 

            According to plea documents filed in the case, on October 3, 2014, Andrews, along with co-defendants Garland Gilmore Lenoir III, Willie Thompson Jr., Tony Eugene Gabriel and Kim Yvette Brown, traveled to Haltom’s Jewelers in a stolen vehicle. Andrews, Lenoir, Thompson and Gabriel, entered the store wearing masks and carrying handguns and hammers. Andrews, Lenoir, and Gabriel smashed the display cases with hammers and stole merchandise, to include jewelry and watches.  After the robbery, Andrews was paid approximately $10,000 for his participation.

 

The FBI and Grapevine Police Department investigated the case.  Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Dan Cole was 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.