About 3:30 in the morning, on Thursday, November 21st, 2019, the Lake Charles Police Department was assigned to the 4100 block of Nelson Road in reference to an attempted theft of an ATM.

Following the investigation, eight arrests were made involving numerous Patrol and SWAT Officer, Detectives, and with assistance of the Louisiana State Police. All arrested suspects provided Houston addresses. Reginald Simmons, 21, Quaylon Brown, 28, Rodney Hill, 19, Don Tyrone Jr., 24, A’jae Carr, 25, Javarion Davis, 29, Harold Oliver, 32, and Jamaul Hunt, 24, were each charged with attempted theft, theft of a motor vehicle, and racketeering.

Judge Michael Canaday issued a bond on each arrested suspect at $1.325 million.

This is the fifth ATM related incident in lake Charles since September 17th, 2019. Should anyone have any additional information about ATM thefts, they are encouraged to contact Detective Farquhar at 337.491.1456 extension 5322 or Detective Hoover at 337.491.1456 extension 5324.

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