Ascension Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested 26-year-old Terrance Richard on Thursday, January 5 after he robbed the Pak-A-Pak convenient store located on Highway 1 South in Donaldsonville on December 28, 2016.
According to Lt. Col. Ward Webb, deputies have been searching for Richard since the robbery. Deputies received an anonymous tip on the whereabouts of Richard on Thursday morning and located him walking on Palm Street in Donaldsonville. Once deputies attempted to stop him, he fled on foot leading them to a shed in the backyard of an unknown residence on Maginnis Street where he was arrested without incident. Deputies also retrieved a handgun that was located on Richard, added Lt. Col. Webb.
Terrance Richard, 26, of 210 Houmas Street, Donaldsonville, was arrested and charged with armed robbery, attempted armed robbery, two counts aggravated assault with a firearm, two counts possession of a firearm by convicted felon, resisting an officer, and false imprisonment.
He was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail where no bond has been set yet.
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December 30, 2016
APSO searching for Donaldsonville man wanted for armed robbery
The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is actively searching for 26-year-old Terrance Richard who is wanted for armed robbery, attempted armed robbery, aggravated assault with a firearm, possession of a firearm by convicted felon, and false imprisonment.
According to Chief Deputy Bobby Webre, on Wednesday, December 28 at approximately 1 a.m. deputies began investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Pak-A-Pak convenient store located on Highway 1 South in Donaldsonville.
Witnesses stated that Richard entered the store holding an employee at gunpoint demanding money from the cash register. Richard then grabbed a handful of cash from the register and exited the store with approximately $900 in cash, added Chief Webre.
Richard is a convicted felon with an extensive criminal history including felony theft, burglary, theft o f a motor vehicle, and resisting an officer.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Terrance Richard is urged to contact the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office at 225-621-4636 or by texting 847411 to our anonymous tip line from any cellular device or Crime Stoppers at 235-344-STOP (7868). To be eligible for a cash reward, you must contact Crime Stoppers immediately.