Aug 17, 2011 11:53 AM
The Evangeline Parish Sheriff's Office released information this morning about the bank robbery at Citizen's Bank in Pine Prairie on August 5. Sheriff Eddie Soileau says Brian Keith Soileau was charged on August 05, 2011 with armed robbery, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, illegal use of weapons, resisting an officer by force, theft of a motor vehicle, aggravated burglary, theft of a firearm, criminal damage to property and theft under $300. Soileau's wife, Anna, was charged with illegal possession of stolen things on August 05, 2011, and additional charges are pending the outcome of an ongoing investigation related to the bank robbery.
The sheriff reminds residents they can be a valuable tool to law enforcement by reporting any suspicious activity. He said it's always better to call the Sheriff's Office if you believe something illegal may be occurring in your area. Soileau thanked the community for its continued support and encouraged the public to continue to report illegal activities. He said all callers will remain anonymous.
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