Man, juvenile arrested in armed robbery of 73-year-old Woodmere woman

Man, juvenile arrested in armed robbery of 73-year-old Woodmere woman

MARRERO, LA (WVUE) - A Marrero man and a juvenile are jailed in connection with the Monday armed robbery of a 73-year-old woman in her Woodmere home, according to a Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office news release

Brian Rodas, 22, was arrested Wednesday. The juvenile, age 14, was arrested Tuesday.

During Rodas' arrest, members of the JPSO and the U.S. Marshals Task Force seized several items belonging to the victim, the clothing worn by Rodas during the alleged robbery, two guns and a marijuana plant.

In addition to the armed robbery, Rodas was booked with two counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm and manufacturing marijuana. He is jailed at the JP Correctional Center.

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