Remember that story about Patrick Mahomes and a group of friends getting robbed a few weeks after the NFL Draft? That crook was caught and has now been sentenced to 12 years in prison for the robbery, which went down in Texas a few weeks after the draft this summer.
Thirty-four-year-old Michael Blake Pinkerton was sentenced after pleading guilty Wednesday to a robbery charge.
Authorities previously said Mahomes and his friends had just stepped from a vehicle in the driveway of a home near Tyler when another vehicle pulled up behind them. Pinkerton approached, gestured like he had a handgun in his waistband and took unspecified items from the group before speeding away. Pinkerton was arrested shortly afterward.
It was believed to be a random act, the police said at the time.
12 years is a long time! But also deserved because I can imagine that was a frightening incident for Mahomes. Justice has been served and, most importantly, no one was hurt.