Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 11:28 a.m., Officers responded to the 3965 Phelan (Check n Go) in reference to a robbery. Officers learned a suspect, later identified as Xavier D’Andre James, a 22 year old Beaumont man, attempted to rob the clerk by using a note. The note demanded money and advised the clerk he had a gun. The clerk refused and he was run off by customers. Witnesses were able to give officers a description.
At 12:55 p.m. Officers responded to 3680 College (Title Max) in reference to a robbery. The suspect (James) told the clerk he had two minutes to give him all the money or he would have guys come in from outside to shoot him. The clerk was able to get James to leave and provided a vehicle description.
At approximately 1:20 p.m. Officers were conducting business checks in the 4100 block of E. Lucas (Ace Loan) and located James and the vehicle. James was taken into custody and transported to the station to speak with detectives. James was charged with two counts of Aggravated Robbery and transported to Jefferson County Correctional Facility. JP Collins issued a $250,000 bond for each charge.