Jarrell Lydez Stafford

Jarrell Lydez Stafford, 22, of LaPlace was arrested after he snatched a purse and an Iphone from a woman.

On Tuesday, April 24, 2018, about 3 p.m., deputies responded to the 1800 block of Tiffany Drive in LaPlace in reference to a robbery. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the victim who reported she was driving a male subject identified as Jarrell Stafford to a relative’s house. When she stopped at the residence, Stafford grabbed her IPhone, snatched her purse from under the driver’s seat, exited the vehicle, and ran west on Tiffany Drive between two houses.

Deputies canvassed the area and located Stafford on Camelia Street where he was arrested without incident. The phone was returned to the victim.

Stafford was booked with simple robbery (felony.) He is being held in custody in lieu of a $10,000 bond.