St. John The Baptist Parish News Release

Two Arrest made in Armed Robbery-Homicide Investigation

Two Arrest made in Armed Robbery-Homicide Investigation

St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office

Contact: Dane Clement, St. John Sheriff's Office

February 27, 2014

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014, St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested one subject in connection with the armed robbery and homicide at a LaPlace store, and a second subject wanted by St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office is still at large.

Wednesday afternoon, Dracier Dewey, 22, of Homewood Place in Reserve, contacted St. John the Baptist Parish authorities and confessed to his involvement in the armed robbery and homicide that took place Tuesday afternoon at the LaPlace Feed and Supply store on Sleepy Redwood Street in LaPlace. Detectives arrested Dewey on a judicial court ordered arrest warrant and booked him with principal to armed robbery, principal to first-degree murder, and principal to attempted first-degree murder. His bond was set at $1,600,000.00.

Based on findings during the investigation, detectives sought and obtained a judicial court ordered arrest warrant for Charles Mcquarter III, 22, of Homewood Place in Reserve for his involvement in the armed robbery-homicide. Mcquarter is wanted by St. John the Baptist Parish authorities for armed robbery, first-degree murder, and attempted first-degree murder.

Mcquarter turned himself in Thursday Feb 27 to be booked on armed robbery, first-degree murder, and attempted first-degree murder. He has NO bond for the first-degree murder, and $1,250,000.00 for Armed Robbery and Attempted First Degree Murder.  Also a Probation Hold was placed on him.

 

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