DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (BRPROUD) — Police say one suspect is dead and another is in custody after an attempted ATM theft at a local bank on Monday.
Denham Springs Police Department officers responded to an attempted ATM theft at Regions Bank on Range Avenue on the morning of Monday, April 11.
According to the police department, the suspects fled the scene erratically after failing to remove an ATM. DSPD says the suspects traveled on Veterans Boulevard toward Florida Avenue when the Ford F-250 crossed the median, drove off the roadway and traveled through a field before stopping. Authorities said one of the suspects was killed in the crash and the other suspect was apprehended after fleeing on foot.
Police said the vehicle was reported stolen out of Walker.
Goldie L. Jones, 27, of Houston, Texas was booked on manslaughter, theft, simple criminal damage to property and illegal possession of stolen things.
The incident remains under investigation, according to police.