Thieves attempt to steal ATM in St. James Parish

Published 3:36 pm Friday, February 18, 2022

This morning, February 18, a little after 3:30am, deputies responded to the First American Bank branch in South Vacherie in reference to an alarm activation. Deputies arrived and located an abandoned truck with chains attached to both the truck and the ATM.
Through investigation deputies learned that 3 suspects were involved in the attempted theft. Deputies and detectives set up a perimeter to search the area for the suspects.
The truck was confirmed stolen from St. Charles Parish about an hour before St. James Sheriff’s Office received the alarm call.
Detectives are actively working this investigation. Anyone with any information, please call 225-562-2200, submit a tip through Nixle or submit a tip through our app. Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers GNO.