Suspect in Triple Homicide Arrested by Lake Charles Police Thursday Night
Lake Charles Police have released information on the arrest of Armonta Dquon Hadnot, the 18 year old suspect in the triple homicide that took place at McMillan Park, late Wednesday night.
The victims were identified as 20-year old Jeminskian J. Arvie, 23-year old David Jermaine Galmore, and 20-year old Fitzgerald Tremayne Guillory, all of Lake Charles, LA.
Armonta Dquon Hadnot was arrested last night (March 21) in the 1400 Block of St. John Street after Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Deputy C. Soileau spotted the vehicle that was listed in a nation wide database. After seeing the suspect’s vehicle on Shattuck Street the deputy attempted to turn around when the suspect turned West onto Gieffers Street. By the time the deputy caught up to the driver he had wrecked his vehicle into a parked vehicle in the 1600 block of Geiffers. The suspect fled the scene on foot.
Lake Charles Police notified the public by what’s called a 911 ring down which calls homes with-in a certain area. The message was brief but described what was happening in their neighborhood and to be alert and contact police if needed.
A short time later Cpl. Michael Treadway of the Lake Charles Police Departments K-9 division spotted Hadnot walking south on North 1st Avenue and a foot pursuit began. Treadway and his K-9 partner BARRY, chased Hadnot and when Hadnot saw the K-9 he surrendered without incident.
Armonta Dquon Hadnot was booked into the Calcasieu Parish Correctional Center on warrants for the following charges:
3 counts of 1st Degree Murder-No Bond
3 counts of Attempted 1st Degree Murder-200,000 each count
6 counts of Armed Robbery- 50,000 each count
6 counts of Armed Robbery with a Firearm- 75,000 each count
Lead Detectives are Sgt. Frank Fondel, St, Lecia McCullough and Detective Colby Thompson.