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3 arrested in suspected drug deal after man choked unconscious during armed robbery

Drake Butler, Raheem Colar and Samantha Kerr (Source: Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office) Drake Butler, Raheem Colar and Samantha Kerr (Source: Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office)
22-year-old Drake Butler (Source: Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office) 22-year-old Drake Butler (Source: Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office)
21-year-old Raheem Colar (Source: Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office) 21-year-old Raheem Colar (Source: Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office)
19-year-old Samantha Kerr (Source: Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office) 19-year-old Samantha Kerr (Source: Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office)
BAYOU L'OURSE, LA (WAFB) -

The Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Department has announced that they have arrested three people in connection with an armed robbery in Bayou L’Ourse.

Sheriff Mike Waguespack says that deputies responded to an armed robbery call at 5 p.m., on Felicia Street Tuesday, February 2.

During the investigation, deputies say that the victim told them that he had been choked unconscious and robbed by two males and a female while he was walking with them through a wooded area.

Deputies say they later stopped a vehicle on Highway 662 in Bayou L’Ourse that matched the description given to them by the victim. During a search of the vehicle, deputies found the victim’s wallet and ID on the floor.

The three occupants in the vehicle, 22-year-old Drake Butler, 21-year-old Raheem Colar and 19-year-old Samantha Kerr, were arrested and taken to the Assumption Parish Detention Center.

Butler has been booked with armed robbery, illegal carrying of a firearm in the presence of CDS, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession with intent to distribute marijuana.

Colar has been booked with armed robbery, second degree battery, illegal carrying of a firearm in the presence of CDS, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession with the intent to distribute marijuana.

Kerr has been booked with armed robbery, possession with the intent to distribute marijuana and switched plates.

All three suspects currently remain in the Assumption Parish Detention Center. 

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