SAN JOSE, Calif. -- A San Jose State University football
player jailed in Tulare County on robbery charges was charged with
13 additional crimes for allegedly using classified ads on the
Craigslist Web site to lure other robbery victims.
Ellis T. Jones III, 20, was charged Thursday with robbery, false
imprisonment and other crimes for allegedly getting potential
buyers to meet him and then zapping them with a Taser or
threatening them with a gun in four June stickups in San Jose.
Jones had already been suspended from the football team after
his July 10 arrest on charges he robbed a pizzeria and occupants of
a home in Visalia in Tulare County.
Coach Dick Tomey said Jones was expected to compete for a
starting cornerback slot this fall and had never had disciplinary