Three men arrested for home invasion

by Brandon Richards

SULPHUR, LA (KPLC) - Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office arrested three men for a home invasion and robbery that occured right before midnight on October 7th.

Arrested were Rasheem R. Richard, 21, Westlake; Lawrence J. Bias, 20, DeQuincy and Darius M. Armstead, 19, DeQuincy.

Deputies say the invasion happened at a home on N. Claiborne Street in Sulphur.

Deputies say the victims were robbed a gunpoint by five men. Authorities say the men fled in different vehicles, including in a vehicle belonging to one of the victims. The victim's vehicle was recovered a short time later. Authorities say Richard was driving the victim's vehicle.

The investigation lead deputies to DeQuincy, where they say they recovered more stolen items at a house belonging to Bias. Detectives arrested Bias and Armstead.

Richard is charged with armed robbery with a firearm, automobile theft and theft over $500. Bias and Armstead have been charged with armed robbery with a firearm and theft over $500.

Detectives are still looking for more suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to call the CPSO Detective Andree' Daugereaux at (337) 491-3749 or Crime Stoppers at (337) 439-2222.