CBS19 Patrick Mahomes II, the No. 1 draft pick for the Kansas City Chiefs, and three others were reportedly robbed at gunpoint in Smith County on May 12. According to a press release from the Smith County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were sent to a residence on Mansion Creek Circle around 9:15 p.m. in reference to an aggravated robbery. The victims reported they were approached by two suspects while exiting a vehicle at the residence. One of the suspects “was seen gesturing as if he had a handgun in his waistband.” The suspects demanded property from the four victims before fleeing in a vehicle. No one was injured during the robbery. After getting vehicle and suspect descriptions, deputies were able to quickly find the vehicle, conduct a traffic stop near County Road 273, and arrest the two suspects inside, identified as 34-year-old Michael Blake Pinkerton and 58-year-old Billy Ray Johnson. Both were transported to the Smith County Jail. The stolen property was found in the vehicle during a search. SCSO Public Information Officer Sgt. Darrell Coslin said is not believed the suspects targeted Mahomes.
Patrick Mahomes, a quarterback who starred at Texas Tech and was just selected with the 10th overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft by the Kansas Ciry Chiefs, was robbed at gun point over the weekend in Texas. Luckily, the two criminals who robbed Mahomes and his friends were quickly apprehended by police, and their stolen property was returned. It is not believed that Mahomes was targeted due to his new NFL wealth, the criminals did not know who Mahomes was or that a newly rich NFL star was in the group of people they robbed, Mahomes was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time.