A Jackson man was sentenced to 72 months in prison for brandishing a firearm in relation to a crime of violence.
According to court documents, 23-year-old Tyrese Antwon Linson, brandished a pistol during a robbery of a motel in the Jackson metro area.
Linson became angry with the motel clerks when his reservation did not appear in their computer. As a result, Linson pulled a pistol and demanded money from the clerks. Linson was taken into custody shortly after the robbery. Robbery is a crime of violence, and it is contrary to federal law to brandish a firearm in relation to a crime of violence.
The Jackson Police Department and the FBI investigated the case.