Two juveniles accused of armed robbery in Calcasieu - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Two juveniles accused of armed robbery in Calcasieu

CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) -

Two juveniles are accused of armed robbery following an incident Jan. 1, according to a news release from the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.

According to Sheriff's Office authorities, at approximately 12:05 a.m. Jan. 1, deputies responded to a report of armed robbery near N. Highway 171 and Graham Street.

Authorities said when deputies arrived, they spoke with the victim who reported that two boys, later identified as 13- and 15-year-old juveniles, approached him and demanded money. According to the victim, one of the teens was brandishing a handgun. 

Authorities said after stealing an undisclosed amount of money, the juveniles fled on foot.

Authorities said the Sheriff's Office conducted a search and apprehended the 13-year-old juvenile moments later. Deputies also reportedly recovered the handgun behind a local laundry mat in the area. A few hours later, deputies apprehended the 15-year-old at his home. 

Both juveniles are charged with armed robbery and resisting by flight. Authorities said the 13-year-old juvenile is also charged with illegal carrying of weapons. 

Both were booked into the Juvenile Detention Center. 

Copyright 2013 KPLC. All rights reserved.

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • Daniel Kight found guilty of second degree murder

    Daniel Kight found guilty of second degree murder

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:26 PM EST2018-02-21 01:26:22 GMT
    Daniel Kight. (Source: Vinton Police Department)Daniel Kight. (Source: Vinton Police Department)

    Daniel Kight was found guilty of second degree murder today during his murder trial.  Kight pleaded not guilty due to reason of insanity after gruesomely murdering David Scasino. Prosecutors say Scasino was stabbed at least fifty times and his body was mutilated. After Kight visited a state appointed a psychologist, Judge Robert Wyatt had to base the decision on whether Kight knew right from wrong at the time of the offense.  Kight's sentencing is set at 1:30 p.m. on

    More >>

    Daniel Kight was found guilty of second degree murder today during his murder trial.  Kight pleaded not guilty due to reason of insanity after gruesomely murdering David Scasino. Prosecutors say Scasino was stabbed at least fifty times and his body was mutilated. After Kight visited a state appointed a psychologist, Judge Robert Wyatt had to base the decision on whether Kight knew right from wrong at the time of the offense.  Kight's sentencing is set at 1:30 p.m. on

    More >>
  • The Louisiana Partnership for Children and Families to host stakeholders meeting

    The Louisiana Partnership for Children and Families to host stakeholders meeting

    The Louisiana Partnership for Children and Families to host stakeholders meeting

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:53 PM EST2018-02-21 00:53:15 GMT
    Image courtesy of The Louisiana Partnership for Children and FamiliesImage courtesy of The Louisiana Partnership for Children and Families

               The Louisiana Partnership for Children and Families, the only statewide organization connecting child-serving organizations together for better outcomes for children, is hosting a series of regional meetings throughout the state to bring together stakeholders and discuss important issues facing children.                     Connecting the Dots for Children is a two-hour event featuring inf...

    More >>

               The Louisiana Partnership for Children and Families, the only statewide organization connecting child-serving organizations together for better outcomes for children, is hosting a series of regional meetings throughout the state to bring together stakeholders and discuss important issues facing children.                     Connecting the Dots for Children is a two-hour event featuring inf...

    More >>
  • Shrek the Musical at ACTS Theatre

    Shrek the Musical at ACTS Theatre

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:41 PM EST2018-02-21 00:41:49 GMT
    (Source: Dakota Watson)(Source: Dakota Watson)

    Grab your torch and pitchfork. Shrek the Musical is coming to ACTS Theatre this weekend.

    More >>

    Grab your torch and pitchfork. Shrek the Musical is coming to ACTS Theatre this weekend.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly