Jim Craft, Chief of Police
900 East University Ave.
P.O. Box 4308
Lafayette, LA 70502
Contact: Cpl. Paul L. Mouton
Public Information Officer
Office: (337) 291-8617
Fax: (337) 291-8665
UPDATE Police Investigate Bank Robbery
Lafayette, LA – Authorities in west Texas arrested the suspect, Tre Lamar Bookard(20), during a traffic stop near El Paso on Monday afternoon, November 18, 2013. Bookard was arrested on the warrant for Simple Robbery. The case remains under investigation.
Police Investigate Bank Robbery
Original Release: November 8, 2013 @ 3:20 pm
Lafayette, LA – On November 8, 2013, at approximately 2:00 pm, Lafayette Police responded to the 2400 block of West Pinhook Road regarding a bank robbery. The suspect entered the bank and approached a teller. He provided the teller with a note demanding cash. The teller turned over an undisclosed amount of cash and the suspect fled the scene by unknown means. There were no injuries within the bank. The suspect is described as a medium build black male wearing a blue jean jacket and shorts.
Detectives are asking anyone with information about the robbery or the identity of the suspect to contact Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.