LSU Police make traffic stop; leads to arrests for robbery, burglary and other charges
POSTED: Friday, October 4, 2013 - 3:30pm
UPDATED: Friday, October 4, 2013 - 3:34pm
BATON ROUGE, LA — A traffic stop on a vehicle early Friday morning turned into three people being arrested on felony charges by LSU Police.
Jacob M. Washington, 20, was arrested for Second-Degree Robbery, Burglary of a Vehicle and Illegal Possession of a Stolen Firearm.
Breanna Peyton Vince, 18, was arrested for Burglary of a Vehicle.
Eric Shane Washington, 22, was arrested for Second-Degree Robbery and Improper Lane Usage.
All three were booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.
On Monday, September 30, at about 5:20 a.m., LSU Police were notified of a robbery that had occurred on Aster Street on the north side of campus.
The female victim said she was riding her bicycle on Aster St when she observed a red Chevrolet Monte Carlo park and a male subject get out of the vehicle and approach her asking for help. The victim kept riding but was grabbed and pulled off of the bicycle by the male suspect.
After a struggle the suspect forcibly took the victims purse. The suspect got into the vehicle being driven by a second suspect and fled the area.
The victim received moderate injuries.
The vehicle and suspect description were sent to all LSU Officers.
On Friday October, 4, at about 3:20 a.m., an LSU Officer observed a vehicle fitting the description from the robbery on September 30. Officers stopped the vehicle.
Baton Rouge Police were notified and they responded to the stop due to the vehicle also fitting the description of a vehicle involved in an earlier incident in the State Street area that was reported to Baton Rouge Police.
During the stop LSU Officers also located property that had been taken in a vehicle burglary which had been reported on Oct 3, at around 9:30 p.m. in which the victim was able to give a description of a male and female subject.
Additionally LSU Investigators were able to positively identify Jacob Washington as the suspect who had approached the female victim in the robbery on Monday. Eric Washington is the registered owner of the vehicle.
There are additional charges by Baton Rouge Police in regards to their case.