On March 27, 2022 around 4:50 p.m., officers with the Natchitoches Police Department responded to the 600 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in reference to an armed robbery. Upon officers arrival they made contact with the victim who said that they were walking in the 1100 block of Breda Avenue when they were struck in the back of their head and robbed at gunpoint.
The victim was able to provide officers with a description of the two suspects that had just robbed them. The suspects were located in the J.W. Thomas Apartments by officers and were placed under arrest.
Cadarius Lewis (B/M, 19 y.o.a. of Natchitoches) is charged with Armed Robbery, Armed Robbery with the use of a Firearm, Theft of a Firearm and Simple Burglary.
Julius Washington (B/M, 20 y.o.a. of Natchez) is charged with Armed Robbery and Armed Robbery with the use of a Firearm.
Cadarius Lewis and Julius Washington were both placed in the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center.
If you would like to report suspicious activity please contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101 or have additional information in regards to this investigation please contact Detective Terry Johnson at (318) 357-3858. Remember all information given shall remain confidential.
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Corporal John Greely
Public Information Officer
Natchitoches Police Department
Release Date: March 31, 2022