Quantcast

Texas man allegedly admits to Lake Charles robbery - KATC.com | Continuous News Coverage | Acadiana-Lafayette

Texas man allegedly admits to Lake Charles robbery

Posted: Updated:
Lionel Baltimore Lionel Baltimore

A Texas man has been arrested in Colorado in connection with a Friday bank robbery in Lake Charles.

Lionel Charles Baltimore, 38, of Humble, Texas, was arrested in Denver in connection with the robbery of the Chase Bank on North Martin Luther King Highway. 

The robbery happened on Friday afternoon; police said a man entered the bank and demanded a large amount of money. He received some cash and fled in a small SUV. He was not armed, and was described as wearing a camo shirt and blue jeans, police said. 

On Sunday, Detectives were contacted by the Denver Colorado Police Department about a man who said he had committed a bank robbery in Lake Charles. Baltimore allegedly admitted to a Denver detective that he had robbed the bank in Lake Charles, police said.

Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Baltimore which was presented to Judge Guy Bradberry.  Judge Bradberry issued a $1,000,000 dollar bond.  Baltimore was booked into the Denver Police Department Jail to await extradition to Louisiana.

WEATHER
Power Doppler HD
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Former UL, LSU football player accused of rape

    Former UL, LSU football player accused of rape

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:12 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:12:18 GMT
    KATC photoKATC photo

    Lafayette City Police have arrested a former UL football player and accused him of raping a woman. 

    Lafayette City Police have arrested a former UL football player and accused him of raping a woman. 

  • Deputies shot through restaurant window; sheriff blames hate

    Deputies shot through restaurant window; sheriff blames hate

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-04-20 11:06:30 GMT

    Authorities say two Florida sheriff's deputies were shot dead through the window of a Chinese restaurant by a man who then killed himself.

    Authorities say two Florida sheriff's deputies were shot dead through the window of a Chinese restaurant by a man who then killed himself.

  • Juveniles arrested over nude photos

    Juveniles arrested over nude photos

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:39 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:39:29 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:39 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:39:29 GMT
    Image Courtesy MGN OnlineImage Courtesy MGN Online
    Image Courtesy MGN OnlineImage Courtesy MGN Online

    Two youths are facing child pornography charges over nude photos sent over social media.

    Two youths are facing child pornography charges over nude photos sent over social media.

Powered by Frankly

© KATC.com 2018, KATC.com
A CORDILLERA COMMUNICATIONS Station
Privacy Policy, | Terms of Service, and Ad Choices

Can't find something?