Nov 27, 2009 11:57 AM by sleonard
Suspect Arrested in Parking Lot Robbery
On November 26, 2009, at approximately midnight, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 1000 block of Lee Avenue regarding a robbery that occurred in a parking lot. The victim advised officers he was getting out of his vehicle when he was approached by the suspect. The suspect placed his hand in his pocket and told the victim that he had a gun. The suspect then removed an I-Phone from the victims pocket and entered a vehicle to flee the parking lot. The victim contacted police and followed the suspect until the police arrived and stopped the suspect vehicle. The suspect was arrested and the stolen property was recovered.
Jermaine Anthony Collette (28) of New Iberia was arrested and charged with 1st Degree Robbery and Simple Assault. The case remains under investigation.