Three inches of rain, wind gusts over 45 mph and nearly 1,000 lightning strikes per hour rolled through the Tri-City area Tuesday afternoon but left the eastern end of the parish relatively unscath
At 3:34 pm Sunday, December 21, 2014, St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Family Dollar store located on Highway 182 Frontage Road in Amelia. The perpetrator(s) left the area with approximately $150 in cash. The lone gunman exited the store and ran to a vehicle parked in a nearby RV park. Attached are 3 pictures gathered from video surveillance of this vehicle. Anyone who may recognize the vehicle or have information on the crime may contact the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office at 337-828-1960 or 985-384-1622. Callers may remain anonymous. Anonymous tips may also be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Photos from the St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office.
Police are searching for the person or persons who robbed the Amelia Family Dollar at gunpoint Sunday afternoon.