TX police chief furious after repeat armed robbery suspect released twice by same judge

TX police chief furious after repeat armed robbery suspect released twice by same judge
Ja'Kouri Jones (Image: Police photo)

[Ed. – Definition of idiot: Someone who repeats the same action and expects a different outcome.]

The Pasadena Police Chief is very angry with a Harris County judge after an armed robbery suspect was released from jail twice without having to post bond.

Chief Josh Bruegger posted a video to Facebook saying the judge in the 230th district court released Ja’Kouri Jones on a personal, or PR, bond for the second time this month.

“You have the frustration that we catch them and they’re turning around and sending ‘em back out,” said Chief Bruegger.

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Jones was arrested last week for multiple armed robberies at Walgreens and CVS stores in Pasadena.

“Mr. Jones terrorized our city by pointing a gun at a store clerk, as well as shot at a witness and his children that followed him from one of the scenes,” said Chief Bruegger.

The video has since gone viral, being shared more than 4,000.

“I guess I never dreamed that it would get this big. It really was an education piece for our community,” Bruegger told KHOU 11.

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