Tavaris Don Dre Coleman, 21 of Houston was sentenced Thursday evening to 45 years in the Texas Department of Criminal justice for his part in the robbery spree which started near Hobby Airport and ended with the robbery of a Woodland’s resident in front of the 24 Hour Fitness on Lake Woodlands Drive. He then drove the get away car with Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and other agencies pursued him. He finally crashed at Scott near Interstate 45 near downtown Houston.
On Wednesday it took a Montgomery County Jury just fifteen minutes to convict him,. Today as the punishment phase delayed multiple times due to objections of his attorney, Coleman was given the 45 years of which he must do at least half before he can be considered for parole.
Additional details and and interview with the prosecutor will be posted later tonight.