LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - According to Police Chief Don Dixon, Friday was a bad day for bank robbers in Lake Charles. On Friday, May 7, two men were arrested in Lake Charles for two different bank robberies.
36-year old Byron Charles Lafleur of Lake Charles was arrested for allegedly robbing the Cameron State Bank on the corner of Alamo and Ryan Street on Wednesday. Police said they have recovered all of the money taken. Lafleur currently is at the Calcasieu Correctional Center on a $150-thousand bond.
Also on Friday, Deandrian Latroy Dently was arrested in connection with twelve bank robberies in the Houston, Texas area. Authorities say Dently, who is also known as the billy goat bandit, was arrested in a Lake Charles motel by a joint team consisting of the Lake Charles Police, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, and the FBI.