Man convicted of Hobbs Act robbery and firearms charges in Houston | State News

Houston, TX — A 32-year-old man has been convicted of Hobbs Act robbery and firearms-related charges, announced United States Attorney Alamdar S. Hamdani.

Deonta Rashawn Brown pleaded guilty on March 7. U.S. District Judge George C. Hanks has now ordered Brown to serve 162 months in federal prison, immediately followed by three years of supervised release. Brown must also pay damages to the victims. In passing sentence, the court highlighted the traumatic impact Brown’s crime had on his victims.