Acadia

Aug 4, 2014 12:34 PM by Dave Fields

Attempted armed robbery foiled at Crowley hotel; two alleged suspects nabbed

Crowley Police seize weapons and arrest two Rayne men in response to an alleged, attempted armed robbery.

Officers responded to a disturbance call about 4:00 p.m.last Wednesday from a man at a local hotel on the I-10 frontage road, where the alleged victim had secured himself in his room.

Four weapons were confiscated from the two would-be robbers. Trent Duhon, 18 of Rayne and Trevor Duhon, 17, were booked into the Acadia Parish Jail on multiple charges. Trevor Duhon was charged with attempted armed robbery, possession of stolen property, resisting arrest and illegal possession of firearms. Trent Duhon was charged with principal to armed robbery and possession of stolen property.

"Our officers received a call in reference to a disturbance where two subjects were in the parking lot of a local hotel with firearms. As officers arrived in the area, they located the vehicle described as being involved in the incident leaving the area" stated Chief K.P. Gibson.

Gibson said that, when officers arrived to the scene, they were able to maintain visual contact with the suspects' fleeing vehicle and then stop it. The four seized weapons were in the vehicle.

"The officers did a good job by locating the vehicle and confirming that the vehicle matched the suspect vehicle before stopping them. By using good teamwork, the officers were able to make the arrest without putting themselves or our citizens in great danger" stated Chief Gibson.

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