Indictment: Man robbed victim at gunpoint

Published 11:09 am Tuesday, June 26, 2018

COLUMBIANA – An Alabaster man was indicted on multiple charges stemming from an incident in May by a Shelby County Grand Jury during its June session.

Devary Oman Huff, 27, who lists an address on Regent Drive, was indicted on charges of robbery in the first degree, theft of property in the first degree, criminal mischief in the second degree, theft of property in the fourth degree and menacing.

Huff’s indictments allege that he threatened a victim with a pistol and aimed it in her direction, stole the victim’s 2000 Honda Accord and inflicted $750 worth of damage to the vehicle’s windows on May 9. During the same incident, Huff also allegedly stole $110 from the victim.

He was originally arrested by the Calera Police Department and received these charges on May 15.

First degree robbery is a Class A felony. If convicted, Huff could receive a maximum sentence of life in prison. First degree theft of property is a Class B felony. Second degree criminal mischief and fourth degree theft of property are Class A misdemeanors, and menacing is a Class B misdemeanor.

As of Tuesday, June 26, Huff remained at the Shelby County Jail on bonds totaling $95,500. After his indictment, Huff’s case was assigned to Shelby County Circuit Court Judge William H. Bostick III. Huff is scheduled to appear at the Shelby County Courthouse for an arraignment at 8:30 a.m. on Aug. 6.

Previously, Huff was arrested in the 2017 “Operation Hilltop” drug raid and charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of imitation drugs.

In 2016, Huff was arrested and charged with first degree theft of property, third degree robbery, failure to stop after striking a fixture and third degree domestic violence. He was convicted of the theft of property and domestic violence charges in 2017.