Predatory Offender Faces 10 Years For Robbery

11 Jun 2009
Newport Predatory Offender Faces 10 Years For Robbery

Jerome Deshawn Misters, 24, from Newport, who according to police never registered as a predatory offender, is charged with robbing a man at a casino.

He, along with two other men robbed Ronald Garcia at Treasure Island Casino on May 29th. According to victim, he was playing Blackjack at the casino when three other players at a table invited him to a party. That party took approximately an hour and the group suggested taking him home.

While driving home he was robbed at gunpoint and Misters with his companions took all his casino chips, cash and wallet, taking around $215.51 with them. Garcia was left at Grey Cloud Trail in Cottage Grove.

Police located the vehicle of these three men who were Misters, Matthew Dennis Smith, and Ashley Ann Lamers. For this case Misters faces a charge of first-degree aggravated robbery and 20 years in prison and a $35,000 fine.

Moreover, in April Misters was charged with intentionally providing false information as he claimed he had never registered as a predatory offender, and is still facing 10 years in prison and a $20,000 fine for that charge.

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