Cecilia Couple Charged In Meche’s Pharmacy Robbery
In an update to this story, a man and his girlfriend have been arrested in connection with Tuesday's armed robbery at Meche's Pharmacy in Cecilia.
Major Ginny Higgins with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office says Jordan Cormier of Cecilia was put in jail after detectives were able to recover evidence at the scene linking him to the robbery. His girlfriend, Laurie Richard, also of Cecilia, was arrested as well.
Jordan Cormier has been charged with Armed Robbery, Communication of False Information of Planned Arson, Aggravated Assault and Possession of Fake Explosive Device.
Laurie Richard has been charged with Accessory after the Fact to Armed Robbery.
The couple sits in the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center. No bond has been set for either of them.