According to Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley, detectives arrested 39- year-old Howard Julian III who robbed the Verizon Wireless store in
Prairieville on October 3, 2016 and again on December 4, 2016. Investigation revealed that Julian forced employees into a storage room before departing with a combined total of $44,000 worth of new cell phones from the store.
He was arrested at a residence in Baton Rouge by the Louisiana State Police Task Force on Thursday, January 19.
Howard Julian III, of 6173 Parkcrest Court, Baton Rouge, was booked into the Ascension Parish Jail and booked with two counts armed robbery with use of a firearm and two counts possession of a firearm by convicted felon.