DeRidder residents charged in armed robbery - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

DeRidder residents charged in armed robbery

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Jamie Williams. (Source: Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office) Jamie Williams. (Source: Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office)
Tanika Garcia. (Source: Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office) Tanika Garcia. (Source: Beauregard Parish Sheriff's Office)
DERIDDER, LA (KPLC) -

Two DeRidder residents have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery and assault at a local motel last week, authorities said.

Beauregard Parish Sheriff Ricky Moses said Jamie Williams, 42, and Tanika Garcia, 33, were arrested Monday on multiple charges.

Williams was charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault with a firearm and possession of a firearm by a felon. Bond was set at $130,000.

Garcia was charged with armed robbery and simple battery of the infirmed. Bond was set at $80,000.

Authorities said the victim, a man in his 60s, received a knot on his head but he was otherwise fine.

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