LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested two people in connection with the robbery of a convenience store in the 6700 block of Nelson Road early Wednesday morning.
The store was robbed at gunpoint around 6 a.m. Tuesday, according to information from Kim Myers, Sheriff’s Office spokesperson. Myers said a man with a shotgun demanded the clerk give him money from the cash register.
Myers said Wyatt J. Guillory, 18, of Lake Charles, has been identified as the man with the shotgun. Zachary C. Hebert, 17, of Iowa, assisted in the planning of the robbery, providing Guillory with the gun and assisting in the planning of the robbery. Guillory and Hebert divided the stolen money after the robbery.
Detectives have recovered a portion of the stolen money along with the shotgun.
Guillory and Hebert were arrested at their residences and booked into Calcasieu Correctional Center on counts of armed robbery and armed robbery with a firearm. Judge Michael Canaday set both their bonds at $425,000.
Det. Randall Ravia is the lead investigator.
The Sheriff’s Office released surveillance footage of the robbery prior to the arrests.