Update: On today at approximately 10:45 A.M. officers with the Opelousas Police Department responded to a Bank Robbery at the Chase Bank located in the 200 blk of N. Court St. which is located across the street from the Opelousas Police Department. Officers saturated the area, and began viewing area video surveillance video. Detectives were able to trail the suspect to a nearby unoccupied building and located the suspect Walther Freeman (11:19 A.M.) hiding in a shed. Officers located 10,901.00 in cash in the shed with the suspect. The suspect will be booked into the St. Landry Parish Jail on the following: Simple Robbery
The quick apprehension of the suspect was credited to OPD officers arriving on scene and receiving assistance from local businesses in the area that provided valuable information which led officers to the suspect. The Opelousas Police Department is at its best when working with the community to solve crime.
Opelousas- According to Opelousas Police Department a suspect is in custody following a bank robbery at Chase Bank on N. Court Street.
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