A Westlake resident woke up to three armed suspects in his home and was held at gunpoint, while they stole his belongings. The incident happened days before the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office was contacted and notified that an armed robbery had occurred.

According to a media release from Kim Myers, investigators learned the victim was asleep in his home when "an acquaintance, identified as Hannah C. Guillory, 17, 270 Bruce Circle, Lake Charles, he had invited to his home allowed 3 men into the residence". The victim was reportedly held at gunpoint while the four suspects robbed his home of his belongings, "including several firearms, a safe, and cash".

Once the three suspects, Jeremy C. Pate, 19, 366 Cobb Road, Lake Charles; Brennon K. Lejeune, 19, 408 Vine Street, Westlake; and Justin J. Guilbeaux, 19, 1326 Meadow Street, Sulphur, were identified, all four suspects were located and arrested between January 16 and 19.

All of the suspects admitted to taking part in the armed robbery and were arrested and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with armed robbery.

All bonds are set as follows:

  • Guillory - $225,000
  • Pate - $475,000
  • Lejeune - $325,000
  • Guilbeaux - $425,000

Pate received an additional charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and Guilbeaux has an additional charge of illegal possession of a stolen firearm.