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Opelousas Police Arrest Three for Major Crimes Including 2nd Degree Murder and Armed Robbery

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Opelousas Police arrest three for major crimes including 2nd degree murder and armed robbery.

Posted: Oct 13, 2021 12:29 PM
Updated: Oct 13, 2021 12:54 PM

OPELOUSAS, La. - The Opelousas Police Department has made the following major crimes arrest over the past 48Hrs:

Keith Anthony Eli, II, age 20, Opelousas,was arrested for Second degree murder and attempted second degree murder.

Eli turned himself into authorities on October 12, 2021 regarding his involvement in the September 30, 2021 homicide that resulted in the death of Taylor Joubert of Opelousas and the serious injury of another victim. A juvenile offender had previously been charged in connection with that crime also.

Nyhiem Hogans, age 18,  Opelousas, was arrested for Armed robbery

Shawn JeKian Oakley, Jr., age 19,  Opelousas, was arrested for Armed robbery

Nyhiem Hogans and Shawn Oakley were arrested for their involvement in an armed robbery on October 9, 2021 after they were  accused of being involved in a transaction to buy a firearm from an individual then immediately using the firearm to forcibly take the money that was giving to the victim to purchase the firearm.

The Opelousas Police Department would like to thank the citizens of Opelousas who provide valuable information in solving these types of crimes. Opelousas Police urge anyone with any information related to any criminal activity to contact the Opelousas Police Department at 337-948-2500, crimetips@opelousaspd.com or through Crime Stoppers (337-948-TIPS, www.stlandrycrimestoppers.com or by using the P3 mobile App.) Tipsters can remain anonymous. Tipsters can receive up to $1000.00 cash reward.

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