Lake Charles, LA –
On August 13 at approximately 2:30 p.m. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a home on Perry Lane in Lake Charles in reference to a robbery.
During the initial investigation deputies learned following a traffic collision involving a hit and run on Ryan Street in Lake Charles, the occupants of a car involved in the wreck followed another individual involved, who was leaving the scene, to his residence. Once at the home four unknown males exited the car and demanded money from the individual who left the scene. The suspects surrounded the man, pulled him into the roadway and began hitting him while demanding payment. Witnesses advised detectives when the suspects realized they were being watched they allowed the victim to stand up and walk to his front door, while they followed him. The victim advised detectives he asked another individual inside the home to pay the suspects so they would leave. While attempting to send money using a mobile payment app one of the suspects stole the victim’s phone. It was later discovered the suspect sent multiple monetary transactions from the victim’s account to his.
After further investigation detectives were able to identify the suspects as, Allen D. Johnson, Jr., 21, Lake Charles, Donald G Wilson, Jr., 21, Lake Charles, Jaden Johnson, 20, Lake Charles, and Adrian L. Brown, 21, Houston, TX. When attempting to locate the suspects, detectives located the suspect’s car, with damages consistent with the traffic crash.
On August 25 they were all arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with 2 counts of simple robbery. When detectives located Allen and Donald they were found to be in possession of suspected marijuana and drug paraphernalia. They were additionally charged with possession of CDS I with intent to distribute; and possession of drug paraphernalia; Judge Tony Fazzio set their bond at $85,000. Judge Tony Fazzio set Jaden and Adrian’s bond at $80,000.
CPSO Detective Lukas Josker is the lead investigator on this case. The Lake Charles City Police is investigating the actual crash.
An arrest is an indication that probable cause exists to believe the subject was involved in the offense alleged. A person is innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.