Beaumont Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Violations

Beaumont Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Firearms Violations
Brandon Tyrone Mayberry

Brandon Tyrone Mayberry, 21, from Beaumont, Texas, has pleaded guilty to federal firearms violations in the Eastern District of Texas. Mayberry entered his plea before U.S. Magistrate Judge Christine L. Stetson on Feb. 15, 2024.

Court documents reveal that between April and May of 2023, Mayberry and accomplice Daniel James Leatherwood committed armed robberies at multiple businesses in and around Beaumont. The targeted establishments included two Game X Change stores, a Shell gas station, an Express Mart convenience store, and a Cindie’s lingerie store.

Mayberry was indicted by a federal grand jury on Nov. 1, 2023. He faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in federal prison for armed robbery and an additional seven years for brandishing a firearm during the commission of the crime. The final sentence will be determined by the court based on advisory sentencing guidelines and other statutory factors following a presentence investigation by the U.S. Probation Office.

The case was prosecuted as part of the Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) Program, a collaborative effort among federal, state, and local agencies aimed at reducing violent crime. PSN focuses on targeting the most violent offenders and works with community-based prevention and reentry programs to achieve lasting reductions in crime.

The investigation was conducted jointly by the FBI, Beaumont Police Department, Nederland Police Department, and Liberty Police Department.