Tyler man sentenced for pulling gun on driver, stealing vehicle

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Editors note: A previous version of this story said Wilson was sentenced to 45 years. A correction has been issued. Wilson received a 30-year sentence from Judge Kerry Russell.

A Tyler man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for aggravated robbery.

Jarode Detwin Wilson, 30, was arrested just before 1 a.m. on July 25, 2017. He was sentenced to 30 years in prison.

According to Tyler Police, officers received a call from a victim stating that they were giving Wilson a ride when Wilson pulled out a gun and held it in his lap. The victim stated that they pulled over, out of fear,  and got out of the vehicle. Wilson then took off in the victim's vehicle.

Police were able to locate Wilson and the vehicle a short time later. He was placed under arrest and charged with aggravated robbery.

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