Robbery suspects nabbed
CROWLEY – Crowley Police are investigating three Wednesday morning armed robberies which within the city of Crowley. The robberies occurred between the hours of 4:06 am and 5:36 am..
The first incident reported occurred in the parking lot of a local business on N. Cherokee Rd. This incident occurred at 4:06 am. Two suspects approached the victim using a firearm and demanded money. The suspects then fled the area on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.
The second incident occurred at 4:47 am on West Northern Ave near Capital Dr. Two suspects approached the victim who was walking on West Northern Ave. The suspects exited a vehicle and approached the victim using a firearm demanding money. The suspects then fled the scene in their vehicle with an undisclosed amount of currency and a cellular phone taken from the victim.
The third incident occurred at 5:36 am in the 500 block of North Ave L. This case hand two victims walking when two (2) suspects exited their vehicle and approached the victims with a firearm, demanding money. The suspects fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of currency.
Approximately, 45 minutes after the third reported incident, officers located the suspect vehicle, as described by victims in the 1500 block of North Ave I. The suspects were detained as the investigation continued. Patrol officers and detectives were able to establish probable cause for the arrest of the two suspects as property from one of the crimes was recovered from the suspect’s possession. The vehicle used, described as a black Oldsmobile vehicle, has been impounded by Crowley Police.
Arrested for three (3) counts of Armed Robbery were:
Loronzo M. Scott, 18 years of Age, Lafayette & Crowley
Christian Woods, 18 years of Age, Crowley
Both Scott and Woods have been booked in the Acadia Parish Jail. Bond has not been set as of this release.
“I would like to commend these officers involved in this investigation. The patrol shift, which worked nights and the on coming daytime shift, worked continually with detectives until this matter was resolved. Their goal has been and remains to fight the criminal element in our community to the best of their ability while following the scope of the law” stated Chief K.P. Gibson. “A job well done.”