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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Virginia

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Two Men Indicted for String of Armed Robberies

RICHMOND, Va. – A federal grand jury returned an indictment yesterday charging two men with committing six armed robberies of commercial businesses in the Richmond area.

According to the indictment, Antonio Lamont Jones, Jr., 19, of Chesterfield, and Derrick Orlando Ramsey, Jr., 27, of Petersburg, committed the following armed robberies in and around Richmond:



June 30, 2016

7-Eleven located at 5549 Belmont Road in Chesterfield

July 11, 2016

Sunoco located at 961 Temple Avenue in Colonial Heights

July 11, 2016

7-Eleven located at 3301 Oaklawn Boulevard in Hopewell

July 21, 2016

7-Eleven located at 12120 Harrowgate Road in Chesterfield

July 29, 2016

7-Eleven located at 121 Turner Road in Chesterfield

August 10, 2016

7-Eleven located at 10121 Chester Road in Chesterfield


Jones and Ramsey are each charged with one count of conspiracy; six counts of robbery affecting commerce; and two counts of using, carrying, and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. Jones is also charged with one count of possession of a firearm by a drug user.

Jones faces a maximum sentence of 162 years in prison if convicted and Ramsey faces a maximum sentence of 152 years if convicted. Actual sentences for federal crimes are typically less than the maximum penalties. A federal district court judge will determine any sentence after taking into account the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

Dana J. Boente, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, and John K. Lenkart, Acting Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Richmond Field Office, made the announcement. Assistant U.S. Attorney S. David Schiller is prosecuting the case.


This case was investigated by the FBI Richmond Division in partnership with the Henrico County Police Division, the Chesterfield County Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, as part of the FBI Richmond Central Virginia Violent Crimes Task Force.


A copy of this press release is located on the website of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. Related court documents and information is located on the website of the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia or on PACER by searching for Case No. 3:17-cr-61.

Violent Crime
Joshua Stueve Director of Communications
Updated May 17, 2017