A Lawton man is in jail on $100,000 bond after, police said, he and a 14-year-old robbed a convenience store at gunpoint of $47 and a box of cigars.
Jamerio J. Jones, 22, made his initial appearance Tuesday in Comanche County District Court where he was charged with a felony count of first-degree robbery, records indicate. The crime is punishable by no less than 10 years in prison.
Jones and a 14-year-old are accused of robbing Stripes Convenience Store, No. 8 NW 67th, shortly before 1 a.m. Sept. 26. The two are accused of approaching the store clerk and demanding the cash register be opened or else the clerk would be hurt. The teen is accused of pointing a handgun, the probable cause affidavit states. Jones and the teen were seen on security video reaching over the counter and taking money and the teen demanded and received a box of cigars before running from the store. It was reported $47 was stolen from the register.
Jones was arrested Sept. 29 for unrelated charges as well as an Arkansas warrant. He told police he was in a sexual relationship with the teen’s mother and admitted to taking the money, the affidavit states.
Jones returns to court at 3 p.m. Jan. 14, 2024, for his preliminary hearing conference, records indicate.
No information was available about the teen.