Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies have arrested the man responsible for the attempted carjacking and attempted armed robbery that occurred on July 26 in the Ravia/Boudoin Rd. area in Sulphur.
Around 3:00 a.m. Wednesday, deputies were dispatched to the Harvest/Ravia Rd. area in reference to a suspicious man dressed in black walking around the neighborhood looking into vehicles. When deputies arrived, they began to search the area for the suspect and discovered Jeremy L. Comeaux, 18, 755 Joshua Ryan Street, Sulphur, sleeping in a SUV at a business on the corner of Hwy. 108 and Ash Street. He gained entry into the SUV by breaking the driver’s side window with a rock. After receiving permission from the owner of the SUV, deputies searched the vehicle and recovered a Glock 23 .40 caliber handgun that is believed to be the one used in the attempted carjacking the previous day. After further investigation, it was revealed the handgun was reported stolen from a truck on Jupiter St. in Sulphur on July 25.
Witnesses from the attempted car jacking identified Comeaux as the gunman who shot at the truck on July 26.Comeaux was arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center. In the carjacking/attempted armed robbery incident he is charged with 2 counts of attempted armed robbery; 2 counts of aggravated assault with a firearm; 1 count of aggravated criminal damage to property; and 1 count of motor vehicle theft. In the incident where he was found sleeping in the SUV, he is charged with 2 counts of simple burglary; illegal possession of stolen firearm; and simple criminal damage to property. Judge Clayton Davis set his bond at $560,000.
CPSO Detective Randy Curtis, Detective Shannon Chesson, and Detective Rich Caillier are the lead investigators on this case.