An FBI activity pressure on Thursday (Oct. 12) arrested a 3rd suspect within the Might 31 slaying of a Loomis armored-truck guard throughout a theft try a Mid-Metropolis credit score union, based on the FBI New Orleans Division.
The third suspect, Armstead Kieffer, is the daddy of Jerome Kieffer, who was indicted in early July within the guard’s capturing demise. Deltoine Scott can also be accused within the tried theft and capturing, which killed Loomis worker James “Jimmy” McBride, 33, and was indicted alongside Jerome Kieffer in July.
Armstead Kieffer was taken into police custody about 6:30 a.m. by the FBI’s New Orleans Violent Crime Activity Pressure and the New Orleans Police Division, in accordance with the FBI. In a Thursday night information launch, the federal company didn’t point out the cost for Armstead Kieffer however merely stated that he was arrested for “his involvement within the tried Loomis armored automotive theft and murder of a Loomis worker.”
The theft and capturing occurred the afternoon of Might 31 as two Loomis staff serviced an ATM on the Campus Federal Credit score Union, 2200 Tulane Avenue.
A joint NOPD and FBI New Orleans Area Workplace investigation decided that gunmen approached the Loomis staff and demanded cash. The lads then exchanged gunfire with the Loomis guards, fatally wounding McBride.
Armstead Kieffer was taken to the Orleans Justice Middle jail, the FBI stated.
Jerome Kieffer and Scott are additionally awaiting trial for his or her suspected roles in what the FBI referred to as a “brutal and mindless crime.”
Jerome Kieffer and Scott have pleaded not responsible to the fees. Their trial is scheduled for Nov. thirteen.
Anybody with info on the tried financial institution theft is requested to name the FBI New Orleans Area Workplace at 504-816-3000 or Crimestoppers at 504- 822-1111.