Police and fire briefs for Dec. 21, 2013

Police arrest man, 39, in Drusilla bank heist

Baton Rouge police on Friday arrested a 39-year-old man accused of robbing the Chase Bank branch at 3428 Drusilla Lane on Dec. 14.

Terrence Wayne Holliday, 3949 Tyrone St., Baton Rouge, was booked into Parish Prison on counts of first-degree robbery.

Holliday walked up to a teller with a note at 10:38 a.m. on Dec. 14 saying he was robbing the bank and that he had a weapon, according to the arrest warrant.

He fled the bank and jumped into a maroon truck driven by Felix Dupree, the affidavit says.

Dupree, 19, 4765 Aldrich Drive, Baton Rouge, was arrested Wednesday on counts of first-degree robbery, armed robbery and possession of marijuana for his role in the bank robbery and a robbery of a check-cashing business on Nov. 23.

Three DWI suspects booked into prison

Authorities arrested at least three people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between 2:30 p.m. Thursday and 2:30 a.m. Friday, booking records show.

Those booked and the counts against them:

  • Edward Kraus, 48, 15724 Chivre Ave., Greenwell Springs, first-offense DWI, driving without inspection sticker, no seat belt, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • Haleigh Mulina, 20, 11715 Parkwood Drive, Baton Rouge, first-offense DWI, possession of marijuana, improper window tint, driving without inspection sticker and reckless operation.
  • Justin Verbois, 18, 10128 Banway Drive, Central, first-offense DWI, driving left of center, possession of alcohol in vehicle and possession of alcohol by a minor.

Compiled from staff reports. To talk to a crime reporter at The Advocate, call (225) 388-0369.