Convicted Sex Offender Charged in Centerpoint Carjacking

Publish Date: August 23, 2018
Written by: Joni Money
Categories: News



On July 23, 2018, Deputies were dispatched to the scene of a robbery. Once on scene, they found a female juvenile who had been robbed of her vehicle by a white male with a knife.

Detectives were able to obtain video footage of the offender which was displayed on social media. Through Crimestoppers and various other sources, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office began receiving tips.  After following up on the tips, detectives determined that 26 year old, Christopher Keith Terry matched the description of the suspect.  He was positively identified as the offender by the victim and witnesses.

Terry had been arrested the day after the robbery occurred on unrelated charges and was being held in the Jefferson County Jail when the identifications were made.

Detectives obtained a search warrant for Terry’s personal items in his possession when he was arrested and were able to retrieve the clothing he had been wearing during the robbery.

Terry was released from prison in July, 2017. Since that time he had managed to muster 11 new charges.  He is also a convicted Sex Offender.

Terry is currently in the Jefferson County Jail on Sex Offender Notification charges, Obstruction of Justice, and Robbery 1st Degree.  He is not eligible for bond at this time.


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