VILLE PLATTE, La. (KLFY)–Feb. 18, 2020, UPDATE: Two suspects, identified as Dylan Williams, 20, and 28-year-old Javis Gallow, are in custody.
They will be extradited from Orange Country, Texas, back to Ville Platte.
Gallow was booked into the Orange County Sheriff’s Office to await a court hearing on charges he faces there, in relation to this incident.
He will be extradited to the Ville Platte Police Department on charges of armed robbery, aggravated kidnapping and car jacking.
Gallow will remain held with no bond, Ville Platte Police Chief Neale Lartigue said.
Williams was also booked in Orange County to await a court hearing. Williams will be extradited to the Ville Platte Police Department on charges of armed robbery, aggravated kidnapping and car jacking.
ORIGINAL: Ville Platte Police say two male suspects have been arrested in Texas after they allegedly robbed and carjacked a pizza delivery driver at gunpoint over the weekend.
According to Police Chief Neal Lartigue it happened late Saturday night.
Lartigue said the pizza delivery driver is an employee at Domino’s who had just arrived at his delivery address when the robbery and carjacking happened.
“He never got the chance to make the delivery.”
Family members tell KLFY that the victim was taken during the carjacking and later released and left alone on a dirt road.
Chief Lartigue however would not confirm or deny that accusation.
” I can only say for sure right now that the victim is ok, we are still early in our investigation.”
Both suspects, who remain unidentified, were arrested in Texas on Sunday, just past the Louisiana/Texas State line, Lartigue said, and the stolen vehicle was recovered.
He said both will be extradited back to Ville Platte for processing on multiple charges and then booked into the Evangeline Parish Jail.
Stay with KLFY throughout the day Monday as we get more details on this story.