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Thibodaux man arrested for attempted bank fraud and drug charges

8 years 1 week 4 hours ago Thursday, June 09 2016 Jun 9, 2016 June 09, 2016 11:15 AM June 09, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ

THIBODAUX – The Thibodaux Police Department arrested a man for attempted bank fraud and drug charges.

On Monday, June 6 around 9:40 a.m., Police say 37-year-old Robert Rouse went to a bank in the 200 block of North Canal Boulevard and attempted to cash a check for $960.

The bank personnel became suspicious because of inconsistencies and decided to contact the account holder who was a family member of Rouse.

The account holder told the bank employee that he did not write the check.

When police arrived, Rouse was taken into custody. Police recovered Oxycodone, Valium, and Xanax that was in a silver metal pill bottle on Rouse.

Rouse was transported to the Lafourche Parish Detention Center where he is being held on a $25,000 bond.

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