Jury selection has begun in the trial of a Shreveport man in connection with three armed robberies.

Jermon M. James, 20, is charged with three separate armed robberies that occurred over the space of two days, December 4-5, 2019. Two were at separate locations on Jewella Avenue, while a third occurred on Pines Road. Each involved the use of a handgun.

If convicted as charged, James faces at least 10 years and up to 99 years in prison at hard labor, without benefit of parole, probation or suspension of sentence on each count.

Assistant District Attorneys Courtney Ray and Victoria Washington are prosecuting in the case, docket No. 386860. James is defended by Elizabeth Gibson.

The case is is before District Judge Donald E. Hathaway Jr.