Four accused in armed robbery of Sulphur store - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Four accused in armed robbery of Sulphur store

Phenique Rashad Johnson (Source: Sulphur Police Department) Phenique Rashad Johnson (Source: Sulphur Police Department)
Treyvon Devonta Humphrey (Source: Sulphur Police Department) Treyvon Devonta Humphrey (Source: Sulphur Police Department)
Ja'Marion John Edwards (Source: Sulphur Police Department) Ja'Marion John Edwards (Source: Sulphur Police Department)
Tamara Annette Brown (Source: Sulphur Police Department) Tamara Annette Brown (Source: Sulphur Police Department)
SULPHUR, LA (KPLC) -

Four people are facing charges in relation to an armed robbery at the Circle K store at 444 West Burton in Sulphur, according to a news release from the Sulphur Police Department.

Sulphur Police Chief Lewis Coats reports that the incident happened at 12:15 a.m. Sunday.

Arrested and booked in the case were 21-year-old Phenique Rashad Johnson, of Lake Charles. He was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon, robbery with a firearm and armed robbery. Bond was set at $200,000.

Treyvon Devonta Humphrey, 17, of Lake Charles, was charged with robbery with a firearm and armed robbery. Humphrey's bond was set at $165,000.

Also arrested and for armed robbery and robbery with a firearm were Ja'Marion John Edwards, 18, of Lake Charles, and Tamara Annette Brown, 20, of Lake Charles. Both Edwards and Brown are being held on a $55,000 bond.

Coats said two black males entered the store Sunday with covered faces and a handgun, demanding cash. After receiving a small amount of cash, Coats said the males reportedly fled on foot.

"Before officers were dispatched to the robbery, an officer of the Sulphur Police Department checked a suspicious vehicle where he identified each occupant and the description of the vehicle only to learn a short time later that they were the suspects involved in the robbery which had occurred only moments before," Coats said.

Coats said after notifying local authorities of the suspect's vehicle, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office performed a traffic stop and found evidence from the robbery located in the vehicle. 

Sulphur Police were then notified which led the investigators to four suspects in Lake Charles later Sunday, Coats said.

Coats said no store employees were injured in the incident. He said the investigation continues.

Those with information in the case are asked to call Sulphur Police Department at 337-527-4550 or Crime Stoppers 337-439-2222.

Copyright 2013 KPLC. All rights reserved.

  • More Local NewsNewsMore>>

  • BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Erik Tee

    BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Erik Tee

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:24 PM EST2018-02-24 04:24:34 GMT
    (Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)(Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)
    (Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)(Source: Maranda Whittington/KPLC)

    KPLC's Black History Month profiles wrap up with a man who has a voice for radio.  As a kid he called radio stations, he helped carry equipment and even started working a station for free starting out. But that persistence was all Erik Tee needed to help him make it in the world of radio.  Every car radio turned to 107.5 has probably heard that voice.  The voice of radio personality Erik Tee.   "This is my getaway," said Erik. "This is ...

    More >>

    KPLC's Black History Month profiles wrap up with a man who has a voice for radio.  As a kid he called radio stations, he helped carry equipment and even started working a station for free starting out. But that persistence was all Erik Tee needed to help him make it in the world of radio.  Every car radio turned to 107.5 has probably heard that voice.  The voice of radio personality Erik Tee.   "This is my getaway," said Erik. "This is ...

    More >>
  • Guns for teachers debate escalates

    Guns for teachers debate escalates

    Friday, February 23 2018 9:22 PM EST2018-02-24 02:22:02 GMT
    (Source: Raycom)(Source: Raycom)
    (Source: Raycom)(Source: Raycom)

    The whole country seems to be on edge after the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida. A number of proposals are already on the table to try and prevent another mass shooting from happening. Earlier in the week, President Trump suggested arming certain teachers and ending gun-free zones. Terry Johnson, President of the Calcasieu Federation of Teachers, said teachers shouldn't have to take on that kind of responsibility. "Let's leave that to the police," Johnson sai...

    More >>

    The whole country seems to be on edge after the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida. A number of proposals are already on the table to try and prevent another mass shooting from happening. Earlier in the week, President Trump suggested arming certain teachers and ending gun-free zones. Terry Johnson, President of the Calcasieu Federation of Teachers, said teachers shouldn't have to take on that kind of responsibility. "Let's leave that to the police," Johnson sai...

    More >>
  • Police urge residents not to leave firearms unattended in vehicles

    Police urge residents not to leave firearms unattended in vehicles

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:13 PM EST2018-02-22 17:13:49 GMT
    (Source: Raycom)(Source: Raycom)
    (Source: Raycom)(Source: Raycom)

    Police are urging everyone to not leave firearms unattended in their vehicles. The Lake Charles Police Department stated that between Jan. 1, 2018 and Feb. 16, 2018 there have been a total of 27 vehicle burglaries where a firearm has been stolen. That means 27 firearms are in the hands of a thief that could possibly be resold or used to commit a violent crime. The police officers must then come into contact with these violent offenders and result in a possible armed confrontatio...

    More >>

    Police are urging everyone to not leave firearms unattended in their vehicles. The Lake Charles Police Department stated that between Jan. 1, 2018 and Feb. 16, 2018 there have been a total of 27 vehicle burglaries where a firearm has been stolen. That means 27 firearms are in the hands of a thief that could possibly be resold or used to commit a violent crime. The police officers must then come into contact with these violent offenders and result in a possible armed confrontatio...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly