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Opelousas man accused of robbing woman of $700 at gunpoint

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Frederick Bias
Posted at 7:38 AM, Apr 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-06 08:38:47-04

An Opelousas man was arrested Sunday night, accused of robbing a woman of $700 in cash at gunpoint.

Police say the incident happened around 5:30 pm on April 5 in 1600 block of Pujo Street.

According to police, Frederick Bias Jr. was arrested after an investigation into the armed robbery.

With a description and possible location of the suspect, police say they made contact with Bias at a residence on Colorado Street. The victim allegedly described the suspect as having a tattoo in the center of his forehead which matched Bias.

He was detained and later positively identified by the victim, according to police.

Police say a search of Bias and the residence allegedly uncovered a firearm, the victim's $700, marijuana, evidence of illegal narcotics and other indications of illegal weapons. Bias is also a convicted felon.

He was booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail on the following charges:

  • Armed robbery
  • Felon in possession of a firearm
  • Possession of schedule i drugs
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia