COLLEGE STATION - Three suspects from Teague were arrested in connection with a January robbery.
College Station Police said on January 4, a 20-year-old male reported that he had been the victim of a robbery at his home in the 3600 block of Oldenburg Court early that morning.
According to police, the victim said that a friend and other acquaintances came to his home, pointed a gun at him, and made off with some of his property.
Today, police released a statement, shedding more light on what happened that day in January. They said that the other acquaintances were three men from Teague, who came to the man's home to purchase marijuana.
During the transaction, one of the suspects pulled a handgun, ordered the victim and his friend to the ground, took property, and successfully escaped.
College Station Police obtained warrants on the three suspects on April 4.
Two of the men, Devante Dwight Owens, 21, of Teague and Ivan Curtis McWilliams, 23, also of Teague, were arrested by the Freestone County Sheriff's Department on April 7.
The third suspect, Levi Markee Jones Carroll, 20, was arrested on an unrelated charge in Denver, Colorado. Carroll is facing aggravated robbery charges when he is extradited to Texas.
Police say the investigation is ongoing and urge anyone with information to call the College College Station Police Department at 979-764-3600 or Brazos County Crime Stoppers at 979-775-TIPS.
January Statement from College Station Police (Case #14-000141):
On January 4, 2014 at approximately 7:28 pm officers of the College Station Police Department received a report of a robbery that had occurred earlier in the day. Officers met with the victim, a 20 year old male, who reported the following information. The victim stated that a friend and some acquaintances came to his residence, located in the 3600 block of Oldenburg Ct, at approximately 2:00 am. While at that location, one of the unknown males pointed a firearm at the victim while the other males removed property from the residence. No one was injured during the incident and several of the involved parties have been identified.
April Update from College Station Police (Case #14-000141):
On April 4, 2014, as part of their on-going investigation, Detectives with the College Station Police Department were able to obtain warrants on three suspects regarding this offense. Their investigation was able to learn the following information.
Detectives were able to determine that the suspects in this offense had arranged to purchase a quantity of marijuana from the victim. This transaction was facilitated using the victim’s friend as an intermediary who knew the suspects from Teague, TX where they had attended school together. The four suspects arrived at the friend’s residence from out of town and then all proceeded to the victim’s residence on Oldenburg Court. While the parties were conducting the transaction, one of the suspects produced a handgun, ordered the victim and his friend to the ground and demanded property from the victim. The four suspects were then able to flee with the property that they had obtained, which included electronics, jewelry, and marijuana.
Detectives were able to work with officials from the Teague Police Department and obtained names on the possible suspects in this offense. As a result, they were able to have three individuals positively identified as participating in this aggravated robbery and obtain warrants for their arrest.
On April 7, 2014 authorities with the Freestone County Sheriff’s Department were able to locate and take into custody two individuals on these warrants. Arrested and charged with Aggravated Robbery was:
Devante Dwight Owens
21 years old
Ivan Curtis McWilliams
23 years old
An additional suspect has been located and taken into custody on an unrelated charge in Denver, Colorado. This suspect will be charged with Aggravated Robbery upon extradition back to Texas. This suspect has been identified as:
Levi Markee Jones Carroll
20 years old
Investigation into this offense continues and additional charges and arrests are possible. Anyone with information regarding this offense is asked to contact the College Station Police Department at 979-764-3600 or Brazos County Crime Stoppers at 979-775-TIPS.