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Lake Charles Police are investigating an a second armed robbery this month at the Subway restaurant on Ryan Street. The latest incident happened Friday around 9:08 p.m. Employees told police a blackMore >>
Lake Charles Police are investigating an a second armed robbery this month at the Subway restaurant on Ryan Street. The latest incident happened Friday at 9:08 p.m.More >>
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A family in Lake Charles mourns the loss of a young relative in the Moore, Oklahoma tornado.
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The Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a bank robbery suspect. The Vernon Bank branch on Colony Boulevard in New Llano was robbed Thursday afternoon. Investigators say a black male subjectMore >>
The Vernon Bank branch on Colony Boulevard in New Llano was robbed Thursday afternoon.More >>
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Suspects in the armed robberies of Radio Shacks in Sulphur and Lake Charles are also suspected in more than two dozen Radio Shack robberies in the Houston, Texas area.
KPRC-TV in Houston reports that 14 suspects have been identified, some of whom have been arrested.
Jason Rashad Barnes, 21, and James Undra Cooper, 21, both of Houston, Texas, were charged with three counts of armed robbery and three counts of robbery with a firearm in the Sulphur case, which reportedly happened Jan. 24.
Both are being held on $750,000 bond on the Sulphur charges.
Stacey Parker, 24, of Highlands, Texas; Christian E. Earvin, 24, of Highlands, Texas; and Dariana Bridges, 20, of Spring Texas, are also charged in the Sulphur case.
Lake Charles authorities said Cooper and Barnes are also accused of robbing the Radio Shack on Derek Drive in Lake Charles on Jan. 24.
Cooper and Barnes have been charged with four counts of armed robbery and four counts of armed robbery with a firearm by Lake Charles authorities.
Bonds for both on the Lake Charles charges is set at $1 million each.
KPRC-TV reports that the suspects are accused of being part of a robbery ring involving at least 28 Radio Shack stores over the past two years in the Houston area.